1. Bullying is visible, but also invisible. What does it lead to? The feeling of not being worth anything made Josephine depressed. It developed into an eating disorder that almost costed her life. Josephine has few friends in Vesterålen. She often sits in her pink girly room and writes letters to a girlfriend she met online who shares her passion for all that is sweet and pink. Josephine found something good in a world she thought was cruel. Now she is keeping that. Josephine is afraid of being an adult.

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  2. How do we handle grief? And how do we meet with people who are grieving? Nelly Rasmussen lost her big brother and her best friend Henrik at Utøya. In her grief, while friends diasppeard into the world, Nelly stayed behind in little Melbu. Everyone felt sorry for her there. Only Carl – the boyfriend she found while grieving – saw Nelly for the person she wanted to be, a normal teenage girl who wants to be well, and who wants to leave home. 

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  3. Norway had not experienced a single act of terror since WWII. Then, on July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik killed 62 youths on a summer camp, in response Stories of Youth was created.
    Stories of Youth (Fra Ungdommen) – a portrait of a generation is a multimedia representation of an entire generation of young people from across Norway, created by: Lars Øverli, Martin Slottemo Lyngstad, Aleksander Andersen, Katinka Hustad and Anton Ligaarden of Paragon Features.
    The project consists of 35 biographical stories of young Norwegians, each presented through photography, video and text.
    It searches for their uniqueness through documenting their everyday lives, values and ideals, but puts them in a broader context through timeless themes such as rebellion, illness, love, drugs and dreams.
    Stories of Youth – a portrait of a generation is an insight into the diversity that you will find without looking, which shapes the future, right now, day by day. So who are they really? They are children in care, asylum seekers, single mothers, musicians and criminals. They are popular, lonely, anxious and dreamy. Together they are the next generation of adults.

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  4. «I think the secularization in Norway is connected with the fact that we have it too good. We don’t need god anymore. I’m not concerned for the Norwegian economy, but rather the moral values. Loosing those would create chaos»

    In Norway’s southern bible belt, the Stisen family is known for bodybuilding. Simon Stisen broke out and became religious. As founder of the religious youth group "the oasis," he helps people find god, as more and more stop looking. Simon now needs gods strength to seek out contact with his father, who he has not seen for two years.

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  5. The world changes rapidly. When Kristian was little, it was swarming with fishing boats in Hadsel. Now the fishermen work on big trawlers. Before there were no immigrants in Melbu. But now the municipality has erected a large centre for asylum seekers. Kristian despises politicians. They are the ones making it so that he is one of the only ones who still dare to gamble on having his own fishing boat. They are the ones who are considering opening up for oil drilling in the fishing docks and that have allowed so many immigrants come there.

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“Stories of youth - a portrait of a generation”

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“Stories of youth - a portrait of a generation” is a multimedia portrait of an entire generation of young people from all over Norway in the years after 22. July 2011.

fraungdommen.no/en/index.html

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“Stories of youth - a portrait of a generation” is a multimedia portrait of an entire generation of young people from all over Norway in the years after 22. July 2011.

fraungdommen.no/en/index.html

Ranked by the UN as the best country in the world to live in, Norway had not experienced a single act of terror since WWII. Then, 22nd july 2011, Anders Behring Breivik killed 62 youths on a summer camp.

“Stories of youth – a portrait of a norwegian generation” consists of 35 biographical stories of young Norwegians, each presented with both photography, video and text.

The project is searching for their uniqueness through documenting their everyday lives, values and ideals, but puts them in a broader context through timeless themes such as rebellion, illness, love, drugs and dreams. “Stories of youth - a portrait of a generation” is an insight into the diversity that you will find without looking, which shapes the future, right now, day by day. So who are they really? They are children in care, asylum seekers, single mothers, musicians and criminals. They are popular, lonely, anxious and dreamy. Together they are the next generation of adults.

The project is published as a printed and a digital book, a TV-series and a exhibition. This entry contains the total of 25 stories in both text (in Norwegian), photo and video.

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