Eastern Florida To Host Screening of ‘Alive Inside’

By  //  October 28, 2014

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'Audience Award' winner at Sundance Film Festival

ABOVE VIDEO: 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. 

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Humanities Department on Eastern Florida State College’s Coco Campus will host a free, theatrical screening of ALIVE INSIDE on Monday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Simpkins Fine Arts Auditorium.

The Humanities Department on Eastern Florida State College’s Coco Campus will host a free, theatrical screening of ALIVE INSIDE on Monday, November 17 at 6 p.m. in the Simpkins Fine Arts Auditorium. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

The Humanities Department on Eastern Florida State College’s Coco Campus will host a free, theatrical screening of ALIVE INSIDE on Monday, November 17 at 6 p.m. in the Simpkins Fine Arts Auditorium. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

Alive Inside is a cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to touch the deepest parts of humanity.

Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the experiences in the lives of people around the country who were revitalized by the simple experience of listening to music.

The film reveals the human connection found in music and how its healing power can have impact when medicine falls short.

An “Audience Award” winner at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, the film documents the life of social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the non-profit organization Music & Memory, as he fights to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a sense of self to those suffering from it to the healthcare system.

For more information, contact Ron Rountree at (321) 433-7693 or rountreer@easternflorida.edu.


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