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Maria Shriver speaks about Alzheimer’s in new doc

The four-part doc project Maria Shriver executive produced for HBO, The Alzheimer's Project, will debut May 10. The disease affects Shriver's father, and the chapter titled Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?' with Maria Shriver, which airs May 11, recounts Shriver's personal experiences with her father and how the disease has affected his life and their relationship. The series is produced by John Hoffman and executive produced by Sheila Nevins and Shriver.
May 7, 2009

The four-part doc project Maria Shriver executive produced for HBO, The Alzheimer’s Project, will debut May 10. The episode entitled ‘Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?’ with Maria Shriver, which airs May 11, recounts Shriver’s personal experiences with her father, who is afflicted with the disease, and how it has affected his life and their relationship. The series is produced by John Hoffman and executive produced by Sheila Nevins and Shriver.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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