The first is a feature-length documentary airing on PBS in May (check your local listings), titled Caring For Mom and Dad. Meryl Streep narrates.
CARE is a Ford and MacArthur supported feature documentary still in the editing suite but coming soon. The filmmakers need $50,000 to complete the final edits to this important documentary and you can contribute to the Kickstarter campaign HERE, but hurry because the campaign ends on May 16th.
Care TRAILER from Deirdre Fishel on Vimeo.
Finally, let me tell you about a gorgeous short doc ( 40 min.) about family caregiving titled 'Minding Our Own'.
Minding Our Own - TRAILER from STUDIO IGY on Vimeo.
Q: What are the key messages in your film?
Q: What do you think are the differences in attitudes towards family caregiving between your Indonesian culture and that of our culture here in North America?
Q: What are the barriers you see to people wanting to give care to family members?
Q: Why did you title your film 'Minding Our Own'? Are you judging those who do not or cannot 'Mind Their Own'?
Minding Our Own, will be premiering in NYC at The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, May 15th, 2015 at 6:15pm at St. Francis College, Maroney Theater. For tickets please purchase at: https://www.universe.com/events/minding-our-own-tickets-brooklyn-FKJ7M.
The film will also be showing in Miami, during the Women's International Film and Arts Festival on June 2nd-7th, 2015, exact date and time TBA. To purchase advance tickets, please visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wiff-2015-movie-passes-tickets-15658429785.
On June 2nd, 2015 come find Inaya Graciana Yusuf at Lynchburg, VA during the 2015 Conference on Aging.
Other exciting private, members-only screenings are lined up in partnership with Caregiving.com end of May and TheCaregiverSpace.org mid June. Exact dates will be announced.
Please keep up to date by liking the Facebook page (www.facebook.com/mindingourown), where more screenings and announcements will be released. Our Twitter is @mindingourown.