Alive Inside

Director:Michael Rossato-Bennett
Year: 2014
Running Time: 74 minutes

Alive Inside follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, as he fights against a broken health-care system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the miraculous effects of personalized music on their loved ones, and offers illuminating interviews with experts including renowned neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks (Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain) and musician Bobby McFerrin (“Don’t Worry, Be Happy”).

2014 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award Documentary; Nominated Grand Jury Prize
2014 Milano International Film Festival Awards – Best Documentary
2014 Provincetown International Film Festival – Audience Award Best Documentary
2014 Seattle International Film Festival – 2nd Place Golden Space Needle Award
2014 Sedona International Film Festival Audience Award Best Documentary
2014 Boston Film Festival – Special Award
2014 Fort Meyers Beach Film Festival – Best Documentary

Alive Inside
Alive Inside
Alive Inside