Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory
Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett
74 min | 2013 | USA
Post-film discussion with Karyl Chase of Weber County Human Services and Deb Burcomb of the Utah Health Care Association will describe their work in bringing Music and Memory to improve the quality of life for Ogden elders. Skullcandy has donated headphones; please bring iPods or iTunes gift cards to donate at this screening and learn how you can volunteer.
Alive Inside is a joyous exploration into our relationship with music and how it can reawaken our souls. This stirring documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and return a deep sense of self to those suffering from dementia.
Winner: US Documentary Audience Award – 2014 Sundance Film Festival