CANCELLED – Alive Inside

PRESENTED BY: Sno-King Meaningful Movies
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6:00 PM, Saturday, March 14, 2020
Location: Edmonds, WA (click for map)

Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, this event is CANCELLED. We’ll try to reschedule it for a later date.  In the beginning, filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett had planned on following Dan Cohen for just one day. Cohen, a social worker and founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, had wanted someone to document what he was witnessing in nursing homes, something he thought was extraordinary.

What Cohen was witnessing was the powerful reaction elders with dementia had when he played them music they loved; it was as if a deeply submerged internal light had suddenly been switched on. Vacant stares were broken with blinks of recognition; gradual smiles gave way to waves of joy; tears of gratitude often followed.

Join us for a great screening followed by a rich discussion!

Release Year: 2014

Running Time: 99

Director: Michael Rossato-Bennett

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