(This is a group project made together with another applicant from The Danish School of Media and Journalism, Emilie Laerke Henriksen): Line suffers from several forms of anxiety. During the corona outbreak they have worsened significantly. The changes to reality and everyday life the virus has brought about is a big challenge to people with anxiety. Line isolated herself at home with her boyfriend Malthe and took all the precautions she could to be able to handle the anxiety. She is washing all of the food entering the house to prevent being infected with the coronavirus. Furthermore her exam anxiety worsened after the university was closed and she had to study from home. With the support from her boyfriend Line tries to handle her situation while things seem to become more and more unmanageable.
The Coronavirus has changed things so dramatically for so many people. It has also prevented us from doing the things we used to do everyday. So I asked my friends and family to send their future selves a voicemail reminding them to do the things they miss the most.
Jeremiah Rhodes graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in May, 2020. While completing this milestone accomplishment in quarantine, he worries about the job market and reflects on the challenges ahead.
Where fishermen were once able to catch over 100 pounds of fish in one day off the coast of Belize, now they can barely catch a fraction of that. Seaweed farming offers a more sustainable alternative for both the economy and environment. Lowell Godfrey has grown up in Placencia, and now has his own seaweed farm that he hopes will show other fishermen that they can make their livelihood in a sustainable way. Filmed and edited by Caroline Almy and Sarah Redmond