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Coming of Age Film Festival: Alive Inside

May 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us May 24th for the COMING OF AGE FILM FESTIVAL screening of Alive Inside


Alive Inside

Written and Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett

Not Rated | 1h 18min | Documentary | USA, 2014

Theme: Dementia

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How does music engage people living with dementia? Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.


About the Festival:

Coming of Age is San Diego’s only Film Festival dedicated to promoting, reinforcing and celebrating the process and power of aging.

Every film will feature an introductory statement by Joaquin Anguera, PhD, retired Professor of Gerontology at San Diego State University and Member of the California Commission on Aging.

The five-film series will run weekly,  Fridays from May 3 to May 31, 2019, at 7 pm. To make the Festival as inclusive and accessible as possible, admission is free to all films.

Seating is first come first served. Doors open at 6:30 pm.


May 3rd: Coco

May 10th: Elsa y Fred

May 17th: Finding Your Feet

May 24th: Alive Inside

May 31th: The Party


The Coming of Age Film Festival is generously supported by:



In addition to support from our community partner:

Event Details

Start:   May 24, 2019
Time:   7:00 pm
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Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Masks not required for fully vaccinated guests