Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Oberhausen 2021 (International Online Competition)

How do you remember how you used to be in the past? Minnen is an authentic documentary where we look back on the film-maker's mental illness after she soberly traces her life. Animated sequences display what was in her mind at this particular time of her life. With original footage of her youth added to a recent interview of her own parents, Kristin Johannessen shows, through accurate memories, the difficulties of being different, of raising a child you can’t always understand but never want to leave behind. Minnen talks about the hope of recovery that must be kept when facing sickness.