The Story of Shadow & Light: Giving Voice to an Alzheimer's Story

The Story of Shadow & Light: Giving Voice to an Alzheimer's Story

Memory loss causes a heart-wrenching transition from a former self to a changed individual. This documentary follows Oregon composer Joan Szymko's journey of learning about Alzheimers with fresh eyes. Having very little experience with the disease, she was both emotionally and creatively impacted by the intimate narratives regarding memory loss. Szymko met with patients, families and caregivers, over the course of a year in order to translate the stories she'd collected into music. This film follows Szymko and Artistic Director and Conductor, Diane Retallack, along this creative journey to debut this groundbreaking work, until its world premiere at Beall Concert Hall in April 2016.

Running Time
51 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Ryan Welch
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «The Story of Shadow & Light: Giving Voice to an Alzheimer's Story» (19)

Johnny Fernandez avatar
Johnny Fernandez

The most amazing, satisfying big Documentary film! In addition to being a visual triumph, the story blossoms in jawdropping ways.

Michelle C. avatar
Michelle C.

Superb acting, excellent story-line, great flow. I highly recommend!

Terry avatar

A masterpiece of Documentary and possibly one of the greatest sequels ever made!

Rose May avatar
Rose May

Awesome job on producing the movie. Very intense! Kept me on edge.

Donald Hall avatar
Donald Hall

Great story, exciting to watch!

Jeremy avatar

This is by far one of the better made movies and didn't leave me disappointed at all!

Carolyn avatar

I was very impressed with this movie. This movie is definitely worth watching.

Brian J. avatar
Brian J.

Really loved the plot and action. The characters were really engaging too.

Russell avatar

I was very pleasantly surprised. I loved the film.

Heather avatar

I have become a huge fan of this movie and applaud Ryan Welch for making it.