Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. Two-thirds of those people are women. Pam White is one of them, so was her mother. To documentary filmmaker Banker White though, Pam is not just another Alzheimer’s patient, she is his mother. White began filming his mother as a way to help her finish the book she was writing about her own mother, an accomplished artist. When he watched the scenes later he was struck by another story he could tell.
“When I watched the footage, I was wrecked by it,” White said.