This screening will be held in conjunction with our annual Fall Symposium. Registration and reception for the symposium will open at 3 p.m.
The Genius of Marian
Documentary, 85 min.
An intimate family portrait that explores the heartbreak of Alzheimer’s disease, the power of art and the meaning of family. The Genius of Marian follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease as her son, the filmmaker, documents her struggle to hang on to a sense of self.
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“It’s a remarkable film, not only for the obvious affection with which it was made, but as art.” — IndieWire
1 p.m. — Film Screening
2:30 p.m. — Q&A with David Shenk, author of The Forgetting, Alzheimer’s: Portrait of an Epidemic