1. remember


    from Eliot Rausch / Added

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    Director / Editor / Eliot Rausch Producer / Preston Lee Executive Producer / Phyllis Koenig + Mark Schwartz Young Boy / Jonathan Woolsey Young Girl /  Caitland Woolsey Cinematography / Chayse Irvin 1st AC / Jake Bianco Steadicam / Brandon Whiteside Line Producer / Adam Litt Location Scout / Jeff McSpadden Composer / Adam Taylor An Über Content Production Special Thanks Jim Roudebush @ Panavision Richard Pilla & Tony Blue @ Paskal Lighting Funk Brothers Help end Alzheimer's @ www.alz.org

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    • quicksand


      from Lance Oppenheim / Added

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      An elderly gentleman attempts to retrieve forgotten memories while battling the progression and regression of the cycles of life. — A week prior to his passing, my grandfather shared with me his former aspirations of becoming a filmmaker. After numerous hardships, a narrow escape from the Nazis and an immigration to the US, the dream slowly, but surely, faded away. After his passing, I uncovered an archival trove of dust-covered 8mm film that had seemingly not been viewed by anyone for at least a generation. Mesmerized, what unfolded before me was something most people, myself included, have never witnessed before: the development and utter decline of the human body and mind. Motivated by my grandfather's unfulfilled dreams of filmmaking, I decided to piece together a film that he had already unwittingly made. quicksand is not only a personal tribute to my grandfather or father, but to anyone that has ever experienced loss. Whether it be a loss of a loved one, or a loss of memories, quicksand embodies the enigma of life and death. — Exhibited at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC Nationally Televised: Distributed via PBS stations nationwide Winner: "Special Jury Prize" - Las Vegas Film Festival Winner: “Finalist & Scholarship Recipient” – Heartland Film Festival Winner: "Finalist" - YoungArts Cinematic Competition Winner: "Best Student Film" - Fort Lauderdale Int'l Film Festival Winner: "Award of Excellence" - Best Shorts Competition Official Selection: Seattle International Film Festival Official Selection: Woodstock Film Festival Official Selection: DOC NYC Festival Official Selection: National Film Festival ~ Talented Youth (NFFTY) Official Selection: Sidewalk Film Festival Official Selection: Fresh Takes Nat'l Youth Film Festival Official Selection: Great Lakes Int'l Film Festival Official Selection: Yonkers Film Festival Official Selection: Indie Fest USA Int’l Festival Official Selection: Los Angeles Indie Film Festival Official Selection: San Pedro Int'l Film Festival Official Selection: Lovvet Film Festival Official Selection: Short of the Week Honorable Mention: Los Angeles Movie Awards — "It’s truly an inspiring piece of work, effortlessly illustrating the very stuff that makes us human in the first place—our connections to those whom we love." - Ivan Kander (of Short of the Week); http://bit.ly/17VXfm9 — imdb.com/title/tt2807940/ http://lanceoppenheim.com — Director/Cinematographer/Editor: Lance Oppenheim Producer: The Opp-Guide Featuring: Roy Oppenheim & Walter Oppenheim Music: Jóhann Jóhannsson, Sigur Rós & Maxence Cyrin Post-Production Design: J.D. Aronson & Melissa Oppenheim Special Thanks: The Oppenheim & Pilelsky Families, and GenerationOn Released: 2/27/13 Shot on the Canon T3i

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      • Where Do Lilacs Come From


        from Matthew Thorne / Added

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        'Where Do Lilacs Come From' is a short film told through the eyes of an Alzheimer's sufferer as he desperately tries to put together the pieces of his past. Young Director Award (Cannes Lions Festival) - Winner Under the Radar Award (St Kilda Film Festival) - Winner Best Short Film (Shuffle Festival) - Nominated Best Short Fiction (Atom Awards) - Nominated Featured Short (Short Of The Week) Featured Short (Film Shortage) Writer & Director: Matthew Thorne Producer: Tim Ward Production Designer: Danielle Pearce Director of Photography: Tennyson Tostee Editor: Dylan Duclos VFX & SFX Artist: Tormod Noreng hello@ultfilm.com.au www.ultfilm.com.au www.facebook.com/ultfilm www.instagram.com/ultfilm www.facebook.com/WhereDoLilacsComeFrom

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        • Viktor Simco RiFF RaFF BOARDiN'


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          Viktor Simco started Ollies for Alzheimers for his grandfather Bernard Isaacs because he wanted to do something that would help bring snowboarders and their families who have been affected with Alzheimer's together, as well as people who just want to come out and show some love for the cause. Check out some of Vik's footage from the season, get hyped for the event, and go Hamilton in the Club with RiFF RaFF! For more info: http://www.romesnowboards.com/sds-updates/2013/11/viktor-simcos-ollies-for-alzheimers Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/531399640283103

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          • Undone Trailer


            from Hayley Morris / Added

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            Undone is a six minute stop-motion short revolving around an old man who fishes in the tempestuous sea beneath him, and struggles to keep the objects he recovers from slipping through his hands. I created the short as a visual metaphor for the progression of Alzheimer's. Grand Jury Award Winner for Best Animated Short at the Slamdance Film Festival 2009.

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            • NOT TO BE TAKEN IN PAWN


              from Matt Saunders / Added

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              My grandma recently suffered from Alzheimer's this is my tribute to the things she told me. The bash of visuals reflects both my recollection of memories and her Alzheimer's.

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              • A LIFE BEYOND


                from Nic Askew / Added

                Throughout the world, families’ lives are changed immeasurably as a consequence of DEMENTIA. But as with all aspects of our seemingly complex lives, things are not what they seem. It has always been possible to see the very same circumstance through the depth of a wiser gaze. Lives are transformed through such a gaze. My hope is that Olga’s experience will change the very sight you place on your own circumstance. And in doing so, change your circumstance.

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                • Stay: The Wedding of Danny and Jess


                  from Lightfield Lewis / Added

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                  Directed, shot & edited by Lightfield Lewis http://lightfieldvideo.tumblr.com/

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                  • CECAD Imagefilm


                    from 3M2 Filmproduktion / Added

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                    Corporate Video for CECAD - The Cologne Cluster of Excellence in Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-associated Diseases • Directed and produced by Erim Giresunlu | 3M2 Filmproduktion

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                    • What Is Alzheimer's Disease ?


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                      Is more common than you think It is estimated that as many as 5.4 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer's. In 2050, the number of people in the United States with Alzheimer's could reach 11-16 million. Because 70 percent of the people with Alzheimer's live at home, the disease impacts millions of family members, friends and caregivers. Gets worse over time Alzheimer's gets worse over time and ultimately is fatal. Although symptoms can vary widely, the first problem many people notice is forgetfulness severe enough to affect their ability to function at home or at work or to enjoy lifelong hobbies. Other symptoms include confusion, getting lost in familiar places, misplacing things, and problems with speaking and writing.

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