Boston Premiere: Documentary Film Screening
Tuesday, January 12, Protected content
Boston Premiere screening of "I Remember Better When I Paint", reception & panel discussion. This film by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner is narrated by Academy Award winning actress Olivia de Havilland. It is the first international documentary about the positive impact of art and other creative therapies on people with Alzheimer's and how these approaches can change the way we look at the disease.
Among those who are featured are noted doctors from Boston University and Yasmin Aga Khan, president of Alzheimer’s Disease International and daughter of Rita Hayworth, who had Alzheimer’s.
Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion with:
Brandon Ally, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Director of Neuropsychology Research, Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, Bedford VAMC
Meg Curtis, Innkeeper, caregiver to Alzheimer’s patient Skip Curtis featured in the film
Eric Ellena, Film Director and President, French Connection Films
Robert Green, MD, MPH, Boston University School of Medicine, Professor of Neurology, Genetics and Epidemiology and Co-Director, Alzheimer's Disease Clinical & Research Program
Robert Stern, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Neurology and Co-Director, Alzheimer's Disease Clinical & Research Program
John Zeisel, PhD, President and Co-Founder, Hearthstone Alzheimer Care, Ltd.; I'm Still Here Foundation
When: Tuesday, January 12, Protected content
6:00 p.m. – Reception with light appetizers
6:30 p.m. – Movie screening
7:30 p.m. – Panel discussion
Where: Boston University School of Management Auditorium,
595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Protected content
Cost: $10 per person
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Parking will be available for a discounted rate of $6 per car, with advance purchase, in the lot underneath the School of Management building at Protected content Avenue. Please visit the BU Info Center for maps and directions.
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This event is co-sponsored by ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's™ and the Boston University Alumni Association in conjunction with the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center.