My Little Friends

Screens in “I Heart New York” Shorts Program
Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

Director: Megan Mylan
10 min.

In a custom-designed facility in Mt. Kisco, New York, a very special program brings together elders with dementia and young children. The kids look right past the dementia, connecting instead with the people who have gotten lost underneath.

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Megan Mylan
Megan Mylan directed and produced the Oscar®-winning film Smile Pinki, broadcast on HBO and the Sundance Channel. Her film, Lost Boys of Sudan, had a 70-city theatrical release and a national television broadcast on PBS’s POV. Megan also directed Batidania on Brazilian resistance music and worked on a variety of films including the Oscar®-nominated, Long Night’s Journey Into Day and the Sundance Award winning film Sing Faster.