The Genius of Marian


Episode Info

"The Genius of Marian" relates the experiences of 61-year-old Pam White and her family after she develops early onset Alzheimer's. As her ability to write slips away, so does her plan of writing a book about her mother, the artist Marian Williams Steele (1912-2001), who also developed Alzheimer's. Son Banker (the film's director), however, decides to record her conversations, enabling her to share her memories of her childhood and mother.