Elderly

3 Sep 2019

I tell myself stories

(37’17, ST en anglais) director : Gérald Assouline

This work is an outcome of a long run project called "In Les Solambres, culture in all its forms", carried out jointly by a group of artists, voluntary residents et care professionals, at the pension house Les Solambres (La Terrasse, 38, France).
It accompanies six women residents in their daily life, stimulated by collective cultural activities and in parallel in their intimacy shared partially with the author


2 Jul 2015

A moving encounter at Les Solambres

The European network Care and Culture staid in Les Solambres, house for elderly people, at La Terrasse (38660). An experimental workshop has been carried out with residents and some professionals, dealing with music, dance and drawing.
This exprience showed that such a diversity of cultural practices allowed a bigger number of residents to get involved and live intense emotions, as reflected in our movie
« A moving encounter at Les Solambres ».


25 Jan 2015

My hands, they still could do something

This film is based on words collecting carried out with the residents of the Residence for elderly people, Les Solambres, at La Terrasse (38) and photos done within a programme of photo workshops which happens every 3 weeks, for several years. Most of those residents suffer from Alzheimer disease. Paroles par l’Image is part of a European project Care and Culture (Gruntvig programme)which aims at stimulating the sharing of experiences among partners involved in the development of culture practices in care places, like pension houses.


31 May 2013

No age

An immersion in a pension house, for people suffering suffering from Alzheimer disease, located at La Terrasse, near Grenoble.
Another exploration of the relation between photography and cinema.