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Art therapy-for-Alzheimer's doc screening Tuesday

"I Remember Better When I Paint - Treating Alzheimer's through the Creative Arts" has a special area premiere at The College of Physicians

Art therapy-for-Alzheimer’s doc screening Tuesday

Art from an Alzheimer´s patient in "I Remember Better When I Paint"
Art from an Alzheimer's patient in "I Remember Better When I Paint"

Narrated by Olivia de Havilland, the Oscar-winning actress who has long lived in France (very long -- she’s 95) I Remember Better When  I Paint – Treating Alzheimer’s through the Creative Arts is an award-winning documentary that has its area premiere Tuesday evening at the College of Physicians, 19 South 22nd Street.

The screening, sponsored by the College’s Section on Medicine and the Arts, starts at 6:30 p.m. and it’s free--  but registration is required.  A panel discussion follows, with Anjan Chatterjee, Professor of Neurology and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Center for Neuroscience and Society at the University of Pennsylvania,  and Berna Huebner, co-director of the documentary and founder of the Hilgos Foundation, which is dedicated to the art therapy approach depicted in the film.

To register, and for more info, go to: http://better.eventbrite.com or call (215) 563-3737

Steven Rea Inquirer Movie Columnist and Critic
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