The Genius of Marian is a visually rich, emotionally complex story that follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease as her son, the filmmaker, documents her struggles to retain her sense of self. After she is diagnosed at age 61 with early-onset Alzheimers, life begins to change for Pam and everyone around her. Pams husband grapples with his changing role from partner to caregiver. Her adult children each find ways to show their love and support while mourning the slow loss of their mother. And Pam deals with the fear that she will be institutionalized for her disease, as her own mother was before she died of Alzheimers in 2001. The Genius of Marian not only chronicles the progress of Pams disease, it also serves as a meditation on what we inherit from the generations before us and the role of memory in creating legacy.
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|Aging in Maine Tour||Jun 12, 2014||Bar Harbor||ME||United States||Harborside Marina||Complete|
|Aging in Maine Tour||Apr 27, 2014||Ellsworth||ME||United States||The Grand||Complete|
|Aging in Maine Tour||Apr 06, 2014||Brunswick||ME||United States||Frontier Cafe||Complete|
|John Paul II International Film Festival||Apr 05, 2014||Coconut Grove||FL||United States||Paragon Grove 13||Complete|
|Aging in Maine Tour||Apr 02, 2014||Portland||ME||United States||Portland Museum of Art||Complete|
|Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival||Mar 29, 2014||Sebastopol||CA||United States||Main Stage West Theater||Complete|
|Aging in Maine Tour||Mar 23, 2014||Damariscotta||ME||United States||Lincoln Theater||Complete|
|Aging in Maine Tour||Mar 22, 2014||Belfast||ME||United States||Colonial Theatre||Complete|
|10th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference 2014||Mar 06, 2014||Melville||NY||United States||Melville Marriott Long Island||Complete|
|"The Genius of Marian" presented by Monaliza Morete||Feb 10, 2014||Santa Monica||CA||United States||Laemmle's Monica 4||Complete|
|The Genius of Marian - Woods Hole Film Festival||Jul 29, 2013||Woods Hole||MA||United States||Old Woods Hold Fire Station||Complete|