Stirring. A magical, non-medical story of healing.

– Duane Byrge, The Hollywood Reporter

Gloriously inspirational.

– Duane Byrge, The Hollywood Reporter

The Bottom Line - A gloriously inspirational film documenting music’s healing power in Alzheimer patients.

– Duane Byrge, The Hollywood Reporter

The results are astounding.

– Steve Greene, Indiewire

An affecting look at a growing therapeutic cause.

– Steve Greene, Indiewire

A wonder to experience

– Sam Fragoso,

It's as transformative as the music itself.

– Sam Fragoso,

Moving and groundbreaking. The film far exceeded what I'd imagined.

– Debbie Cerda, Slackerwood

A ‘must-see’ and a ‘must-share’

– Debbie Cerda, Slackerwood

Sometimes, you have to see it to believe it.

– Rheana Murray, New York Daily News

Alive Inside is a pitch-perfect documentary that brilliantly explores the transformational effects of music on elders with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

– Adam Leipzig, Cultural Weekly

Music has an unmatched power to bring back our pasts.

– Kim Painter, USA Today

Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients.

– Susan King, The Los Angeles Times

In a world drowning in bad news about dementia…'Alive Inside' is positively tonic.

– Kenneth Turan, The Los Angeles Times

Rossato-Bennett hopes Alive Inside encourages more of the country's 16,000 nursing homes to embrace headphones and personalized music as an alternative to pharmaceutical treatments.

– Hugh Hart, Fast Company

Many of the subjects show deep emotional resonance to the music.

– Eric Kelsey, Reuters

Dan Cohen is the gifted and passionately committed man who transforms the lives of people with dementia and other severely debilitating diseases.

– Nell Minow, Beliefnet

The transformation in emotion, awareness and memory shown in these elderly patients may leave viewers incredulous...

– Annie Sneed, Scientific American

In segment after segment, people with Alzheimer's and other conditions don the headphones, hear the music of their youths and light up.

– Kim Painter, USA Today

Absolutely joyous.

– Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post

Moving and even haunting at times...

– Mary Jacobs, Dallas Morning News

It isn't news that musical therapy can produce striking results, but rarely have those good effects been as movingly illustrated as in 'Alive Inside.'

– Walter Addiego, San Francisco Chronicle

You’d have to have a heart of stone and bricks for ears not to be moved by the sight of Henry when the music hits him.

– Geoff Pevere, The Globe and Mail

Alive Inside packs as potent a simple emotional wallop as anything you’ll see – or hear – anywhere this year.

– Geoff Pevere, The Globe and Mail

One of the most important documentaries of the year.

– Nikola Grozdanovic, The Playlist


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