SYNOPSIS

Can music, reading and photography soothe the pain felt by people with Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease? The documentary Art by prescription follows the evolution of Alzheimer’s patients and Huntington’s Korea in music therapy workshops, photography and interpretation of literary texts. A pioneering experience that was carried out during eight sessions at the Hospital Ramón y Cajal in Madrid to verify the effectiveness of non-pharmacological therapies.

Original Title: Arte por prescripción
Production: Making DOC
Written and Directed by: Silvia Venegas
Producers: J.A. Moreno and Silvia Venegas
Director of Photography: Alberto González

Format: HD
Length: 52 minutes
Language: Spanish
Year: 2015

FESTIVALS

  • APHA Global Public Health Film Festival. Estados Unidos.
  • Pärnu Film Festival. Estonia.
  • Festival ImagéSanté. Bélgica.

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