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What happens when a statistic becomes your life?

Over 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, but it is not until it affects you directly that you realise the impact the disease can have on your life.

2015 / Cristina Parry / TCF, UK

Over 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, but it is not until it affects you directly that you realise the impact the disease can have on your life.

Cristina Parry produced What happens when a statistic becomes your life? for the 2015 ShortDocs Challenge.


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Cristina Parry

Cristina Parry lives in Kidlington, England, with her three boys, boyfriend and cat. She has worked for the BBC for about 18 years, first as a volunteer and eventually working her way up to producer. Besides radio, she's just earned her yellow belt in karate and also does Brazilian jujitsu.


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