Magic, Memory, and Making Time For Elders: Filmmaker Rea Tajiri on Wisdom Gone Wild

Oct 25, 2022

When Philly-based filmmaker Rea Tajiri set out to make a film about her mother who was diagnosed with dementia, she couldn’t have imagined the decade-long journey she would be undertaking, or how it would impact the way she viewed aging. In fact, she was hesitant to even start that journey until encouragement from members of her Temple University documentary class ignited her curiosity for exploring a new kind of film for the veteran director.