Besøgsvennerne Glæden is a handicapped organization based in Aarhus that aims to change the general view of physical and mental handicapped. Jens, the founder and project manager, decide to join disable people with old people after to know a similar project in Copenhagen. Two years ago he decided to join both communities with similar necessities and troubles of identity, loneliness or self-esteem. Now, they have seven handicapped members. Five of these members visit old people once a week trying to built a friendship among them. At the end they find social recognition. They feel throught this program that they are individuals and not just mental handicappeds. The final goal of the program is to built a friendship.

Direction, photography, editing by: Edgar Melo

Translation and subtitles from danish:

Antonio Ferrer
Jesper Mortensen

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