Today's short is a rough-cut excerpt from Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory, a documentary by Michael Rossato-Bennett, founder and executive producer of Projector Media, that shows how music can transform the lives of the elderly and nursing home patients experiencing dementias. The film shows movingly what happens when a social worker introduces iPods to his facility.
The film won the Audience Award for U.S. Documentary at Sundance, where it had its world premiere in mid-January.
The trailer is available on Vimeo.
Additional stories are on YouTube.
Alive Inside on FaceBook and Twitter
Music & Memory Website