He’s My Brother
2021 | Denmark | Documentary | Danish with English Subtitles | 75min | PG

He’s My Brother

2021 | Denmark | Documentary | Danish with English Subtitles | 75min | PG

Director: Cille Hannibal
Cast: Christine Hanberg, Peter Hanberg
Accolades: CPH:DOX 2021 – Special Mention, Nordic:DOX Competition | Dokfest Munich 2021 – Audience Award

Synopsis:
Peter, Christine’s brother, is born deaf and blind and with autism, relying his family to see and hear the world for him for the past 30 years of his life. His need for help and assistance is so specific that the family struggles to find a residence for him. What will happen to him, once his parents are no longer able to take care of him? Who shall ensure he leads a dignified life?

Christine explores the role as sibling and guardian, and what it actually means to have the responsibility of another life on her shoulders. She travels through a myriad of emotions, where she has to accept her destiny – that she will be taking care of her brother when her parents no longer can.

Screening details

Date: 19 Aug (Fri)

Time: 7:00pm

About the Directors

Cille Hannibal was born in Copenhagen and graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2013. Her debut film The Night We Fell (2018) won several awards.

Christine Hanberg both co-directs and tells the story of He’s My Brother. Born in Sorgenfri, she studied at the New York Film Academy and the Youth Film School Station, and started her own production company in 2016.

Hanberg will be attending the post-screening Q&A virtually.

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