Oxford Brookes Documentary Club: Alive Inside (+Q&A)
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Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes , Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site
The documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, as he fights against a broken health-care system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the miraculous effects of personalized music on their loved ones, and offers illuminating interviews with experts including renowned neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks (Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain) and musician Bobby McFerrin ("Don't Worry, Be Happy).
Followed by a Q&A session with Manon Bruinsma - European Director of Music & Memory and Music Therapist..
Watch the trailer and visit the official website.
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