a film by Berry Minott

A cure for Alzheimer’s.
A Nobel Prize.
On one remote island, a high stakes battle to solve a medical mystery unfolds.

Berry Minott, Producer/Director

Berry Minott, Producer/Director Ms. Minott has worked in film/video production for more than 27 years. She began her career in 1984 as the producer and co-director of FROM THE FLOOR OF THE CONVENTION, a look behind the scenes of the 1984 Democratic Convention which was awarded an ACE award in 1985. She then went on to produce and co-direct award winning, THE CHANGING FACE OF THE WATERFRONT; KANSAI; HALFWAY TO HELL; CUT LOOSE; and directed and co-produced winner of the Dupont-Columbia award HARRY BRIDGES-A MAN AND HIS UNION, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival.

Jen Bradwell, Editor

Jen Bradwell, Editor Jen Bradwell is a San Francisco Bay Area-based editor, dividing her time between feature documentaries, commercial projects, and the occasional narrative short. Bringing a strong storytelling ability and stylistic playfulness to her work, recent films she has edited have received Sundance and SXSW film festival premieres, major media attention, and a number of audience awards. Since graduating from the University of Southern California’s film school, Jen has worked in Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C. She currently lives in Berkeley with her husband, film composer Todd Boekelheide, and their son Lincoln.

Joy Carlin, Narrator

Joy Carlin, Narrator Joy Carlin is a legend of Bay Area theatre. She was a company member during the early days of American Conservatory Theater. She has acted at all the great ones, directed at them and runs theater companies such as the Aurora Theater in Berkeley. She can be seen in Wood Allen's latest film "Blue Jasmine."

Marco d’Ambrosio, Composer

Marco d’Ambrosio, Composer Marco d’Ambrosio is a film composer, conductor-arranger, music producer, multi-instrumentalist and sound designer. He has scored numerous award winning films, documentaries and theatre projects including the anime hit Vampire Hunter D Bloodlust, Haiku Tunnel, the Emmy winning Blink, The Rape of Europa, Connie Field’s Johannesburg series as well as wrote music for John Shenk’s The Island President. Other scores of Marco’s have been on projects released by 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Classics, Lucasfilm Ltd., PDI/Dreamworks, Pixar, and Columbia Pictures. Marco also co-scored the documentary feature We Live In Public which was awarded the Grand Jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival. He is a recipient of the prestigious film scoring fellowship from the Sundance Institute and was selected for the BMI Conducting Workshop in Hollywood. More recently, Marco has been co-arranging and performing with Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead.

Rick Goldsmith, Story Consultant

Rick Goldsmith, Story Consultant Goldsmith’s most recent project has been THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA: DANIEL EISENBERG AND THE PENTAGON PAPERS (co-produced/co-directed with Judith Ehrlich). THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA tells the story of a leading Pentagon strategist whose daring act of conscience led directly to Watergate and the end of the war in Vietnam. THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. TELL THE TRUTH AND RUN: GEORGE SELDES AND THE AMERICAN PRESS chronicles the life of a pioneering muckraking journalist and press critic was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. TELL THE TRUTH AND RUN was broadcast nationwide on public television and has become a staple in college and high school journalism programs.

Kyung Lee, Co-Editor

Kyung Lee, Co-Editor Kyung Lee is an emerging filmmaker, editor, and cameraperson. She’s been Editor and Post-Production Manager at Link TV, and has many credits for her work on commercial productions, multi-media artistic projects, and documentary films. She was co-editor of “Big Joy,” a documentary film about poet/experimental filmmaker James Broughton, currently touring the festival circuit (SXSW, TriBeCa), and post-production supervisor for “After Winter, Spring” (Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Award.) She is currently directing and producing a feature length documentary film, "TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui."
Joe Alterio

Katharine Minott

Burt Sardoma Jr.

Additional Camera
Sam Cullman
Carl Kesser
Curtis Miller
Rod Minott
Jennifer Tennican
Ben Wu
Doug Weihnacht

Sound recording
Bulla Enriquez
Valerie Gonzales
Rosie Walnus

Additional Music
Therese Q. Crisostomo
Mr. Jesus Crisostomo