Before I graduate

Our ‘Before I graduate’ project started when we found out about the Before I Die project Candy Chang did in early 2011 in New Orleans. Right from that moment we knew we had to do *something* with it.

We decided to build our own wall.

We immediately knew that we wanted to do that at our University (NHL Leeuwarden) but change it a bit so it would fit better in the community. This resulted the sentence ‘Before I graduate I want to…’. By asking this question we gave students the opportunity to think about and write down their hopes, dreams and goals. We were trying to find out what kind of people they are and what they really want to do? Tell the story that’s behind the the everyday student. We wanted to capture these stories and show them in a short documentary: