CHOCOLATE (Thiago Dadalt, 22 mins, CA) A suburban housewife and mother suddenly finds herself homeless and lost in downtown Los Angeles. A beautiful story of family and hope. CHOCOLATE talks about a housewife who became homeless in downtown Los Angeles. She developed an early onset of Alzheimer’s, a very scary condition that affects more than 200 thousand people in the US and it’s growing worldwide. Thiago Dadalt (writer/director) initially wrote as fictional story and interesting enough, soon after he finished the first cut of the film, he discovered about Nancy Paulikas, a 55 year old woman, who has been missing for over 6 months in the streets of L.A. She has the same condition as the character on the film. You can get more information about Nancy on
Our film is proudly also supported by the Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles