Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory
Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett
74 min | 2013 | USA
*Post-film discussion with Janice Nelson, Intermountain Homecare and Hospice; Ellen Silver, Jewish Family Service; and Deb Burcomb, with the Utah Health Care Association will describe how Music and Memory is improving the quality of life for Utah elders with dementia. 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