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I Remember Better When I Paint

I Remember Better When I Paint, narrated by Olivia de Havilland, is the first international documentary about the positive impact of art and other creative therapies on people with Alzheimer’s and how these approaches can change the way we look at the disease. A film by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner, presented by French Connection Films and the Hilgos Foundation. Among those who are featured are noted doctors and Yasmin Aga Khan, president of Alzheimer’s Disease International and daughter of Rita Hayworth, who had Alzheimer’s.

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“The Healing Power of Art’ – Children’s Healing Art Project documentary

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“The Healing Power of Art” premieres in Portland at 3pm on September 15th, 2013 at the Clinton Street Theater followed by a panel discussion featuring the filmmaker and artists featured in the film.

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April Events and Exhibit at Illahe Studios & Gallery

Inocente, from the documentary "Inocente"

Roxanne Evans Stout “Spirit Tree”

This April will be our Fourth Annual Book Arts Show and our second year of bringing creative works from the community into the gallery in our Community Press Project, a community collaborative book arts venture. Also, as an exciting special event we will be exhibiting the boldly colorful, fantastical prints of Inocente, the teen artist who is the focus of the Oscar winning short documentary, “Inocente” being featured this year in the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during First Friday Art Walk on April 5th from 5~8 p.m. Enjoy an early spring evening stroll with other art lovers and meet the artists. Wine and light refreshments will be served.

“Books are a uniquely portable magic” -Stephen King.

With 21 local and national Book Artists, our Fourth Annual Book Arts Show promises to provide a rich sampling of the

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Bob Marley Documentary Debuts on 4/20

In one of the most extraordinary new music documentaries to come in recent memory, Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (“One Day In September” and “The Last King of Scotland”) is tackling the life and times of Jamaica’s best-known singer in “Marley.” Released today, 4/20, the legend of one of the finest reggae artists continues through interviews, never-before-seen footage and unreleased songs in this full-length film. Stunning revelations make this a must-see for fans and newcomers alike.

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Documenting the Importance of Arts Education | Americans for the Arts Action Fund

The following films document the power of arts in young people’s lives. Plan an event around a screening of one of these films as a way to generate community dialogue about the importance of arts education. Invite community leaders, school leaders, artists, students, teachers, and parents to participate. Click the film image to view the trailer.

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Old School New School, A New Documentary

Snag Films has released Old School New School, an educational documentary on the nature of creativity. The movie explores the mystery of creativity with a cast of artistic heavyweights including celebrated actor Brian Cox (known for standout work in King Lear, X-Men, and Manhunter – Cox was the first to play Hannibal Lecter), innovative jazz […]

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The Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers: For the Next 7 Generations

Council of 13 Grandmothers - For The Next 7 Generations

Council of 13 Grandmothers – For The Next 7 Generations

For the Next 7 Generations Film Festival Awards

For the Next 7 Generations

a film chronicle of the journeys of the Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, heads into Fall with 4 new film festival selections, including 2 international premieres!

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4th Annual Native Spirit Film Festival, London

~UK Premiere~

Tel Aviv SPIRIT Film Festival

~Israeli Premiere~

Louisville International Film Festival

National Geographic All Roads Film Festival

~Washington DC Premiere~

It only works if we come together!

On September 21st people around the world will be celebrating the International Day of Peace. What better time to emphasize the commitment of the 13 Grandmothers to peace within and in the world by hosting a screening of their film “For the Next 7

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