Love Is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness Selected for Reel East Texas Film Festival

We’re delighted to announce that Love Is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness has been named as an official selection for the 2019 Reel East Texas Film Festival. The documentary was also a selection for the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival and the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival earlier this year.

Located in Kilgore, Texas, the Reel East Texas Film Festival is a four-day celebration of the art of independent filmmaking. Love Is Listening will be playing at 10:00am on November 16. View this year’s full schedule here.

The film has resounded with people around the world. Viewers have said:

“A wonderful and provocative film. As a guy who watched my mum slowly sink into total dementia, I can only ‘If only’—I wish I had Memory Bridge’s principles then! But ‘Love Is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness’ made so much sense, and is so well presented. Thank you.” – Steve

“Wow! Enlightening! Really enjoyed ‘Love Is Listening.’ I learned that giving time is the key.” – Caroline

“Thank you, Michael Verde, for this film. I believe everyone needs to see this documentary. It is not only about people with dementia. It is about everyone who is isolated because of disabilities or mental health issues. EVERYONE knows someone who is disconnected, and unless we learn to love and connect we will all grow lonely.” – Sarah

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