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Don’t Forget to Remember produced by Louise Byrne, to its Sheffield Doc Premiere

Don't Forget to Remember to its international premiere at Sheffield Doc

Don’t Forget to Remember is a Motherland Production. Directed by Ross Killeen (Love Yourself Today) in collaboration with the artist Asbestos.It was produced by Louise Byrne. Edited by Vincent McEntee. Shot by Narayan Van Maele with Sound Design and Original Music by James Latimer. It is the first documentary shot in Ireland to receive Green Film Certification.

The International Premiere of Don’t Forget to Remember  will take place at Sheffield Doc Fest 2024. Don’t Forget to Remember had its World Premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival where it won the Audience Choice Award and an Honourable Mention from the Festival Jury.

The film was made in collaboration with the artist Asbestos with funding from the Arts Council of Ireland through the renowned Reel Art Scheme.

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Quote from Director, Ross Killeen: “It’s a privilege to be selected for Sheffield Doc Fest. It’s such a
prestigious festival and a great platform for us to showcase the film. We wanted to make a film that
would start conversations on a subject that is a difficult thing to talk about and we’re really excited to
bring it to a wider international audience at Sheffield”



Don’t Forget to Remember follows the artist, Asbestos as he learns to cope with his mother’s fading memories. While the memories are fragile, the essence of their bond remains steadfast.

There is an inherent understanding of the grieving process when a family loses a loved one, but what
if that person isn’t gone?

Don’t Forget to Remember is an artist’s exploration of the fragility of memory, and the lived experience of his mother’s advancing Alzhiemer’s; yet it also celebrates a family’s life lived together. In collaboration with the artist Asbestos, the film opens an honest conversation about the delicate nature of memory. Through the artist’s process, we establish that even though Alzheimer’s brings elements of disintegration and destruction, we can never truly lose a loved one if we hold on to our collective memories.

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