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Opens December 4, 2020 at Laemmle Virtual Cinema!

First Run Features presents the premiere of award-winning director Susan Koch's new feature documentary, Music Got Me Here, starting December 4 at Laemmle Virtual Cinema. The film follows the against-all-odds, true-life journey of Forrest Allen – a story of the power of music to heal and transform lives, often in miraculous ways.

A snowboard accident leaves Forrest Allen, age 18, trapped inside himself, unable to speak or walk for almost two years. Tom Sweitzer, an eccentric music therapist with a troubled childhood who credits music with saving his own life, is determined to help Forrest find his voice.

Winner of the Best Social Impact Award at the Greenwich International Film Festival, Music Got Me Here was filmed over the course of five years and features interviews with renowned soprano and music therapy advocate Renee Fleming and National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins.

Join us for a conversation with director Susan Koch and film subjects Forrest Allen, Tom Sweitzer, Rae Stone, Kent Allen, and Austin Allen.
Sunday, December 6 at 5:00 pm ET (2:00 pm PT). No registration required.
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