(2015) (U.S.) Student Documentary (Undergrad – Chapman University)
Screening Block A Opening Night, Wed 4/19 @ 7PM
Alzheimer’s: A Love Story follows Greg and Michael as they struggle with a disease that is actively eradicating the memory of a beautiful relationship 40+ years in the making, and the love that has held them together through it all.
Gabe Schimmel has always loved movies. As a kid wandering around his parent’s film sets, he often wondered how it all came together. In his freshman year at Chapman, Gabe found the answer- film editing. Since then he’s never stopped pursuing his passion, whether it be through freelance work or helping fellow students. He’s currently completing his degree in film production with an emphasis in editing at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media arts, and is slated to graduate in early 2017.
Monica loves telling stories – whether it be through documentaries, newscasts or the songs she writes. Monica was born in Boulder, Colorado and raised in sunny San Diego. She is now happy to be living in Humboldt County where she is a news reporter at KIEM News Channel 3.
Monica is a proud vegan and social justice junkie. She aspires to save the world, one story at a time. Monica has held internships with Ryan Seacrest Studios, Smart Money Talk Radio, and ABC7 Los Angeles, to name a few. When she’s not filming or broadcasting, Monica enjoys playing guitar and exploring the beauty of the North Coast.