Dementia Rising

Australian Workers Film Guide


A short film dedicated to raising awareness about dementia. The film starts with an uncle eating breakfast and forgetting his car keys, followed by forgetting where he parked the car. He then takes a nap in the backyard and eventually wanders off into the forest and has to be collected by his niece. His niece thinks he has dementia, but he denies it.

Special Notes/Achievements

  • Official selection – NSW Nurses and Midwives Association‘s Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival (Aust), 2015

Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 4 mins 20 secs

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Film Key Cast: Chris Muir – Craig, Melodie McGovern – Sally,

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