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A moving short by writer-director Maureen Towey. Adapted from Elinor Fuchs’ memoir Making an Exit (2005), “The 8th Year of the Emergency” offers a portrait of Alzheimer’s that is at once poignant and ecstatic. Watch above and see full credits below!
Mary Beth Peil
Marsha Stephanie Blake
Written & Directed by Maureen Towey
Producer: Valerie Steinberg
Cinematographer: Charlotte Hornsby
Production Designer: Charlotte Royer
Editor: Sarah Broshar
Original Score: Caroline Shaw
Costume Designer: Sarah Maiorino