Short Film: WHERE’S GLORIA, 9min., USA, Drama

Alzheimer’s is a disease rarely portrayed accurately in the media. In television, the disease and decision to place the person in a home moves quickly. In reality, it is a long and arduous process. When it is a spouse instead of a child becoming the caretaker, this can be more difficult as they have vowed themselves to this person. This film follows a woman who remains devout to her husband throughout everything. In her mind, she is the only one capable of taking care of her husband the right way. However, as the night continues, her limits will be tested as the disease progresses. An older, strong woman will be the forefront of our film, a character not often seen. Her choices are some viewers may not agree with, but cannot argue with as, how can they tell a person grieving for someone who is not dead what to do?

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