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Alive inside - a story of music and memory.

Rossato-Bennett, Michael, (filmmaker.). McDougald, Alexandra, (filmmaker.). MVD Entertainment Group (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (78 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : MVD Entertainment Group, 2014.

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Originally produced by MVD Entertainment Group in 2014.
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ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of musićs capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. His camera reveals the uniquely human connection we find in music and how its healing power can triumph where prescription medication falls short.. This stirring documentary follows numerous visionaries in healthcare including social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate musićs 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), healthcare visionaries Dr. Bill Thomas, Dr. Al Powers, Naomi Fiel, and musician Bobby McFerrin (́Dońt Worry, Be Happý). An uplifting cinematic exploration of music and the mind, ALIVE INSIDÉs inspirational and emotional story left audiences humming, clapping and cheering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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In English
Subject: Music therapy.
Genre: Documentary films

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