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ALIVE INSIDE: A STORY OF MUSIC & MEMORY

Every day the health of millions of elderly Americans continues to decline as they suffer from the debilitating effects of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In this moving film, social worker Dan Cohen experiments with a music-based program to combat the suffering and memory loss associated with these illnesses. The dramatic results will astound you, as music proves to be a powerful force to unlock deeply buried memories and emotions that had long been forgotten. – SB

Preceded by:
A PLACE CALLED PLUTO
Steve James, USA, 2013, 10 minutes, English

Acclaimed director Steve James looks at one family's journey facing Alzheimer's disease in this lovely, personal film. When a lifelong newspaper reporter is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's, he decides to face its challenges head on, armed with the strength of his family's support and his skills as a journalist. – AP

SCREENINGS

Friday, June 20, 3:45 p.m.
Naval Heritage
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FILM DETAILS

Director: Michael Rossato-Bennett
Country: USA
Year: 2013
Running Time (minutes): 74
Language: ENGLISH Film Guide Features