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4/25/22
The Weidner

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Audience Winner Best Documentary, Green Bay Film Festival

An in-person community screening of the documentary DETERMINED presented to nearly 250 people took place on April 25th, 2022 at The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts in Green Bay. The Brown County Dementia Friendly Community Coalition and The Forget Me Not Fund hosted an appetizer and cocktail hour prior to the screening, allowing guests time to meet and speak with local organizations and gain knowledge on resources available within the community. Vendors included were:

Brown County Public Library
Alzheimerโ€™s Association Wisconsin Chapter
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute

The Brain Center of Green Bay
Unity Hospice
Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County WI
Brown County Dementia Friendly Community Coalition

Project Hue – Stories told through art and film. The mission of Project Hue is to highlight the life of the honoree and tell their story through art and film. This program reduces isolation, reinforces a strong sense of identity, improves self-confidence, and creates cognitive stimulation. ProjectHue.com
DETERMINED as seen on PBS: NOVA, follows three women enrolled in a groundbreaking study to try to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease. The community screening started at 6:30pm, and included a panel discussion Q&A post film with special guests: 

Sigrid (character in film/ in the study)
Dr. Barbara Bendlin (UW Scientist in film)
Dr. Nia Norris (Wisc. Alzheimer’s Institute Milwaukee)
Sheri Fairman (Chair of the Dementia Friendly Community Coalition)
Eileen Littig (Producer)
Therese Barry-Tanner (Producer)

DETERMINED is an independent documentary about the quest to find a cure for Alzheimerโ€™s disease as told by human research subjects in a medical study. To learn more visit willibenext.com.
Entertainment for the evening included a live painting by artist Angela Shelstad with Project Hue and live music by Green Bay Preble High School Orchestra. Frank Hermans, local writer, publisher, singer and majority owner of Let Me Be Frank Productions, graciously volunteered his time to be the Emcee for the evening, as did Erica Bergers of Erica Jean Photography, who beautifully captured the evening through her camera lens and creative eye. The community support has astounded us once again.

Thank you to our sponsors:

K.C. Stock Foundation
Ken & Carolyn Zacharias 
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