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World Alzheimer's Day Film Event: Ninaivirukkum Varai // Till The Last Memory

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Join us at the screening of Ninaivirukkum Varai (Till the last memory) this World Alzheimer's Day 21st September 2018, as we bring the journey of dementia and the impact caregivers face to light. The screening will follow with a post-show dialogue with Yahssir M, Founder of Millenia Motion Pictures, on how the team uses film to highlight societal issues in our communities, and Melissa Chan, Founder of Project We Forgot, on the impact of dementia and caregiver experiences.


This event is part of Designathon We Remember 2018. Join in on various activities across the month of September and October 2018, as we view dementia from different perspectives, and explore how we can design for dementia.

Ninaivirukkum Varai // Till The Last Memory

Parvathy is an independent woman, whose two children are married and living separately. When Parvathy is diagnosed with dementia, she realises that she has limited time to spend with her children before she forgets them. Her daughter, Aksharah, is distant towards her as Parvathy was very critical of her. Will Aksharah be able to resolve her differences with Parvathy before Parvathy loses herself totally to the illness?

This is a Tamil language film with English subtitles.

6.15pm >> Registration + Bites
6.45pm >> Event Starts
7.00pm >> Screening of Ninaivirukkum Varai (Till the last memory)
7.50pm >> Post-Show Dialogue
8.10pm >> Wrap up + Close



SPEAKERS:

Yahssir M, Founder, Millenia Motion Pictures
Yahssir, a Singaporean filmmaker, is the Founder of Millenia Motion Pictures - Asia's entertaining, soulful and trailblazing media production house. He is the Director and Producer for many of company’s award winning productions. For over 15 years, Yahssir has been bringing stories from the hearts to the screens, through shortfilms, telemovies and dramas. In doing so, he takes conscious efforts to highlight some of the social issues in Singapore. His efforts have been recognised in Project PDA (MDA & OKTO), Pradhana Vizha, Asian Television Awards, and New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Films.




Kokila, veteran actress who played Parvathy in Ninaivirukkum Varai
Kokila is a veteran actress well-known for her supporting roles in Tamil movies. She has acted in over 75 Tamil films. Later, she moved to Singapore and had been contributing her talent to the local media scene. This includes dramas and telemovies aired on Mediacorp Vasantham channel. The local and overseas audience has highly praised her performances in award-winning telemovies such as Ambiga, Mudhar Kanave, Ninaivugal, and recently Ninaivirukkum Varai.


Moderator: Melissa Chan, Founder, Project We Forgot


About Designathon We Remember 2018

Designathon We Remember 2018 looks to empower the community to come together to design for dementia! The event brings together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, students, caregivers, healthcare workers and social service providers to collaborate and identify design solutions for persons with dementia and their caregivers in Singapore. The 3-day Designathon We Remember 2018 Making Event is held in conjunction with the Enabling Festival (5-7 October 2018).

Designathon We Remember 2018 is organised by OneMaker Group and Project We Forgot. This initiative is supported by the Our SG Fund and DesignSingapore Council and hosted at National Design Centre.


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Fri Sep 21, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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Venue
WeWork Beach Centre, Singapore
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General Admission FULL
Venue Address
15 Beach Rd, Singapore 189677 Singapore
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Project We Forgot
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