Marking the Distance

 

When Gweneviere Mann lost her short-term memory, following surgery to remove a brain tumor, she was forced to navigate life in a new way. But she wasn’t alone. With the support of her boyfriend, Yasir Salem, Gweneviere found she could tackle the challenges her condition threw her way—and a few more.

Funding Provided by:

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

National Endowment for the Arts

In partnership with POV.

 

Directed by: The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction: Bill Wray

Producers: Lizzie Jacobs & Mike Rauch

Animation: Tim Rauch

Audio Produced by: Jasmyn Belcher & Michael Garofalo

Music: Fredrik

Label: The Kora Records

Publisher: House of Hassle

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This documentary follows the 25-year-old’s painful journey to recover his life and his memories. As he visits his old school, his childhood home and his old football club, David is hopeful that he can fill in the blanks. However, he is also apprehensive about what he may uncover, particularly what would have prompted his brain to go into shutdown.

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