If you missed out on the premiere screening of Pericles film ‘Storm in a Teacup’ at the CinefestOZ Film Festival you can now catch it on the ABC next Tuesday at 9.30pm, or afterwards by streaming on ABC iView.
‘Storm in a Teacup’, a moving documentary produced by Artemis Media, paints an intimate portrait Australian artist Leon Pericles as he faces his greatest challenge: holding an exhibition of his life’s works at a time when he has the least support.
Moira, his beloved wife and collaborator, battles with mental and physical decline as Alzheimer’s disease turns their world upside down. The documentary traces their journey as Leon juggles his roles as an artist, husband and carer.
Told through the eyes of their daughter Nia, this uplifting, raw and emotionally engaging documentary explores love, life and loss
Director/Writer/Narrator : Nia Pericles
Editor : Nicholas Dunlop
An Artemis Media production presented by Screen Australia, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Screenwest and Lotterywest.
The producers have worked with the Documentary Australia Foundation, Dementia Australia and the Australian Alzheimers Research Foundation in developing a social impact campaign.
ABC Executive Producer : Kalita Corrigan & Sally Chesher
ABC Manager of Arts : Richard Buckham