Thursday, May 7, 2015

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"
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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: or call (215) 563-3737

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Steven Rea has been an Inquirer movie critic since 1992. He was born in London, raised in New York City, and has lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Iowa City, Iowa. His column, "On Movies," appears Sundays in Arts & Entertainment, his reviews appear in the Weekend section on Fridays, and his blog, On Movies Online, can be found here. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics.

Steven Rea's previous blog posts can be found here. Read his most recent columns and reviews, here. He is the author of the book “Hollywood Rides a Bike,” and also curates the movie stars and bicycling photo blog, Rides A Bike.

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