Screening of I Remember Better When I Paint, a documentary film about the power of the creative arts and dementia, takes place in Dublin, Ireland as part of the 5th International Dementia Care Conference followed by a panel discussion.
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Venue: Avila Centre,
Bloomfield Avenue, off Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4
– Doors open at 6:40pm
– Introductory remarks by the film Co-Director and Associate Producer at 7:00pm
– Film starts at 7:15pm sharp followed by panel discussion.
Panel discussion begins at approximately 8:00pm and is chaired by Sarah Binchy, producer of Arts Tonight, RTE.
• Professor Des O’Neill, Consultant Geriatrician, Tallaght Hospital
• Suzanne Cahill, Associate Professor, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and Research Director, Dementia Services Centre, St James Hospital, Dublin
• Eilis Hession, Project Lead, Living Well with Dementia Project and Manager of Services for Older People, HSE, LHO Dun Laoghaire
•Maurice O’Connell, CEO, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
This event is a free to the public. Space is limited, so registration is required.
To register, go to http://irememberbetterwhenipaint.eventbrite.ie/#
Please print your ticket and bring it with you on the night.
I Remember Better When I Paint, narrated by Olivia de Havilland, 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 and Yasmin Aga Khan, president of Alzheimer’s Disease International and daughter of Rita Hayworth, who had Alzheimer’s. A film by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner, presented by French Connection Films and the Hilgos Foundation.