Working with Producer Jacqueline Gares, Director Katrina Fullman embarks on a journey to understand her family legacy of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a devastating affliction that destroyed both her mother and grandmother. Along the way, she visits the labs of top AD researchers, a convent for retired nuns, her mother’s Medicaid nursing home, a genetic counselor’s office, and an ancestral graveyard.
Feauturing Dr. Rudolph Tanzi and Dr. David Snowdon, two of America’s top AD researchers, and journalist David Shenk, author of The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic.
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE DOCUMENTARY “UNRAVELED”
WINS FREDDIE AWARD
UNRAVELED – an independent documentary film that delves into the life of an ordinary
family struggling with a legacy of Alzheimer’s disease – is the Issues and Ethics category winner of 2008 International Health and Medical Media Awards, also known as the FREDDIE Awards. The award was presented to producer Jacqueline Gares in a black-tie ceremony in Philadelphia on November 14th.
UNRAVELED is directed by independent filmmaker Katrina Fullman and produced by Jacqueline Gares of public television’s award-winning series, “In the Life.”
The FREDDIE Awards are sponsored by the MediMedia Foundation
and are known as the Oscars® of health and medicine.