February 1, 2017

Our Hearts Are Bigger

A short film produced by filmmaker Andrew Ferguson as part of Celebrate Ageing’ s Letters of Love and Dementia Campaign

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Copyright: Australian Journal of Dementia Care Vol 6 No 1 February/March 2017.
Reprinted with the permission of Hawker Publications Australia Pty Ltd.

A short film produced by filmmaker Andrew Ferguson as part of Celebrate Ageing’ s Letters of Love and Dementia Campaign launched in Ballarat, Victoria in 2016.

The 17-minute film shows Anne Tudor and her partner Edie Mayhew, who is living with younger onset dementia, opening and reading letters they wrote to each other every day for a week.

The film was part of a series documenting Edie’s journey with dementia. It invited family members and friends of people with dementia, and service providers to join the campaign by writing a letter to someone with dementia as a way of acknowledging the human experience of dementia. The letters were then shared on the project webpage.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eUQNDGFlcM


 

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