Nia Pericles reflects on the pain and joy of making a film about her mother's dementia. The film has been quietly gripping audiences on ABC iView.
Dementia is one of the great, heart-tearing fears of our lives. It may take our own minds, and we could well see our parents and lovers stolen away and degraded. It is the great thief of identity. Storm in a Teacup, now on ABC iView, was made by WA documentary maker Nia Pericles about her own parents, using footage she started to shoot as a child. Here is her account of the experience.
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