A screening of the documentary I Remember Better When I Paint followed by a discussion with Berna Huebner, co-director of the film, is taking place in San Francisco on February 7, 2014 hosted by the Bay Area Arts Access Collective (BAAAC) & the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC). The screening takes place as part of a symposium on arts and eldercare organized by the MAC and the BAAAC. For more information call 415-655-7856 or visit the event Facebook page.
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.