"Alive Inside" Waking Minds and Hearts
April 17, 2019
Michael Rossato-Bennett is the Writer, Director and Producer of ALIVE INSIDE – winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for U.S. Documentary.
ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s 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.
With a new campaign “Alive Inside Challenge”. They will be giving away1000 Memory Players to help the neediest of elders living with Alzheimer’s. It also provides them with free, intergenerational connection and provide empathy education for the youth volunteers who will be helping them. Exposing the next generation to this challenge is essential. Their goal is to ease the loneliness we are all facing in the modern world and learn from the wisdom of the ‘connected generation.’