Documentary on positive impact of the arts on Alzheimer’s to air on Illinois PBS stations in October and November 2015

I Remember Better When I Paint to air on Illinois PBS stations in October & November 2015 . It is a film that provides hope to families living with Alzheimer’s.

Broadcast dates are:
Chicago WTTWPBS (Create/World)
Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 8pm
Friday, October 30, 2015 at 1am
Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1am
Carbondale WSIU
Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 5pm and 8pm
Friday, October 30, 2015 at 1am, 9am and 3pm
Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1am
Monday, November 2, 2015 at 3am
Illinois Public Media WILL-TV (World)
Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 5pm and 8pm
Friday, October 30, 2015 at 1am, 9am and 3pm
Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1am
Monday, November 2, 2015 at 3am
Springfield WSEC (World)
Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 5pm and 8pm
Friday, October 30, 2015 at 1am, 9am and 3pm
Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1am
Monday, November 2, 2015 at 3am

Narrated by actress Olivia de Havilland, I Remember Better When I Paint is a groundbreaking documentary showing how the creative arts can enhance the quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s. The film visits a variety of care facilities, as well as leading art museums in North America and Europe, to demonstrate how creative activities such as drawing, painting and museum visits can reawaken a sense of identity, dignity and reengagement among those with severe memory impairment. Leading neurologists explain how parts of the brain can be spared, and discuss the life-enriching benefits of these new approaches.

Inspiring personal stories are featured, including that of Rita Hayworth, as told by her daughter, Yasmin Aga Khan, to highlight the transformative impact of art and other creative therapies and how they are changing the way we look at Alzheimer’s.

This film, directed by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner, is presented by French Connection Films and the Hilgos Foundation.

For nationwide broadcast dates, click here.

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