I Remember Better When I Paint screens at the Mobile Museum of Art in Mobile, Alabama on September 8, 2014.
The film highlights the power of the creative arts for those living with memory loss such as Alzheimer’s. Guest Speaker Jenny Graf Sheppard, whose work with artist Hilgos is the subject, will introduce the film and lead discussion afterward. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Peter Cowley will also present information about Alzheimer’s research and care in the Mobile area.
Date: Monday, September 8, 2014
Time: 6 to 8 p.m
Admission: free of charge.
Mobile Museum of Art
4850 Museum Drive
Mobile, Alabama 36608-1917
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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.