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Sophie Sartain Finds Resonance in Her Family’s Caregiving Story

Longtime documentary film writer, editor, and fundraiser Sophie Sartain decided to go personal for her directorial debut. Her film Mimi and Dona enters the world of Sophie’s grandmother and developmentally disabled aunt, who after sixty years together face their inevitable separation. Shot over the course of six years, the film uses family photos and footage to tell the poignant and often humorous … READ MORE

Alzheimer’s Stories: Hello, Goodbye

The premiere of  You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t is this Thursday, March 29 (check local listings). This week, we’re presenting stories about Alzheimer’s from our staff, friends, and viewers. Today we bring you a story from our managing editor. Hello, Goodbye by Brooke Shelby Biggs I started saying goodbye to … READ MORE