Arts and Alzheimer’s documentary screens in Chicago at the Loyola University Museum of Art in March and April 2016

To coincide with the exhibit William Utermohlen: A Persistence of Memory,   the Loyola University Museum of Art is screening “I Remember Better When I Paint” Saturdays at 1pm in March and April 2016.

The Saturday, April 9, 2016  screening follows with a discussion featuring co-director/co-producer of the film Berna Huebner.  She is the founding director of the Hilgos Foundation that supports and encourages ongoing creativity for individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Screenings: Saturdays at 1pm in March and April 2016. Discussion with the filmmaker following the screening on April 9, 2016.
Time: 1pm
Where: Loyola University Museum of Art,820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Entry: Free with museum admission.

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.

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