Turning Point

Turning Point

BrightFocus Foundation, a presentation partner for Turning Point, invites you to watch a gripping new documentary about researchers on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough that could be the first step toward making Alzheimerʼs disease a distant memory. BrightFocus, through our Alzheimer’s Disease Research program, supports bold, innovative scientific research worldwide to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s. Join us.

Turning Point

BrightFocus Foundation, a presentation partner for Turning Point, invites you to watch a gripping new documentary about researchers on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough that could be the first step toward making Alzheimerʼs disease a distant memory. BrightFocus, through our Alzheimer’s Disease Research program, supports bold, innovative scientific research worldwide to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s. We hope you'll join us.

If you are interested in bringing Turning Point to your community, you can request information about hosting a screening at http://bit.ly/tpfilmrequest.

Research is the only way to find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Please donate below, or text TPMOVIE to 50555 to give $10 straight from your mobile phone.*

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See Turning Point


Upcoming screenings of James Keach’s groundbreaking documentary:

  • Friends of the UCLA Semel Institute
    Melnitz Hall, UCLA
    Los Angeles, CA
    Monday, February 4, 2019
    6:30 pm check-in | 7:00 pm program
    Admission is free, but registration is required

  • North Carolina Neurological Society Annual Meeting
    Friday, February 15, 2019
    Raleigh, NC
    Private Conference

  • Life Care Planning Law Firms Association Conference
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
    Charleston, SC
    Private Conference

  • AD/PD 2019 Conference
    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Private Conference

  • American Society on Aging - 2019 Aging in America Conference
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    New Orleans, LA
    Private Conference

For more information on events, please email Amanda Boddicker at aboddicker@brightfocus.org.

To learn more about this film, please visit turningpointmovie.com.

To request a screening, please visit http://bit.ly/tpfilmrequest.

You can also follow the documentary on Facebook for more news and screening dates.

About Us: Funding Breakthrough Science

BrightFocus Foundation is a premier source of private research funding to defeat Alzheimer's, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We are currently managing a global portfolio of nearly 200 research projects, a $40 million investment in the bold, innovative science that will find the cures for diseases of mind and sight. We share the latest research findings and best practices to empower families impacted by these diseases.

Recent BrightFocus-sponsored findings in Alzheimer's disease have indicated that

With further research, each of these discoveries may contribute to the development of new treatments and preventions.

To learn more, please explore these articles and resources:


The film was funded through a grant by Eli Lilly and Company to Volunteers of America. PCH Films retained full editorial control of all content and messaging in the film.


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