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College of Science & Mathematics

Film Screening & Lecture - ALIVE INSIDE

Date: October 15


Join us in attending the film screening and lecture, Alive Inside, a documentary telling the story of Music & Memory and gives a glimpse into the power of music to support understandings of the self and connections to others.

October 15

6:30 pm
Pfleeger Concert Hall
Rowan University
The film follows Dan Cohen, a social worker, who decides on a whim to bring iPods to a nursing home. To his and the staff's surprise many residents suffering from memory loss seem to "awaken" when they are able to listen to music from their past. With great excitement, Dan turns to renowned neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks, and we follow them both as we investigate the mysterious way music functions inside our brains and our lives. (excerpt from

Location: Pfleeger Concert Hall