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for jean

Directed by:Max Schwarz

Film School:Ithaca College

Having struggled with Alzheimer’s and dementia, all my grandmother had was the present moment. This film explores Jean Chalmers’ life, family, and what the present moment means to different people.

Max Schwarz

Starting as a photographer growing up in rural New Hampshire, Schwarz attends Ithaca College in New York where he studies film production. Ranging from narrative to experimental, Schwarz experiments with shooting and directing short films in hopes to work in the cinematography industry. Over the past year, attending the Cannes Film Festival and haven written, directed, and produced a short film have marked the latest in Schwarz's accomplishments and progress towards working with the medium he loves.

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