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Camera as Witness Presents documentary THE GENIUS OF MARIAN
August 20 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camera as Witness Program – Stanford Arts presents the series
PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, ARTS AND EMPATHY
co-presented with Palo Alto Libraries, Stanford Continuing Studies, Stanford Film Society and Stanford Medical School Medicine and Muse
Moderated by Jasmina Bojic, Camera as Witness Stanford Arts Program Director and Founder of the international documentary film festival, UNAFF
Virtual event, screening and Zoom panel discussion with filmmakers, subjects of the film and experts.
THE GENIUS OF MARIAN
(85 min) USA
Directors/Producers: Banker White, Anna Fitch
The Genius of Marian follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Her son, the filmmaker, works with her as she attempts to write a book that tributes her mother, the artist Marian Steele. As Pam’s family comes together to support her, they must also prepare for the new reality that Alzheimer’s brings. The film is a powerful work of art with many visual textures, interweaving observational film making with super 8 family movies, Marian’s paintings and old photographs. The Genius of Marian is both an intimate look at a much feared illness and a loving portrait of the meaning of family.
To obtain the link to watch the film at home and join the Zoom panel dicussion please R.S.V.P. by email by WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020 and put the desired film title in the Subject: line