Wednesday, April 09, 2008


Keep an eye out for a new documentary film about the Young@Heart Chorus. The singing group began at a center for the elderly in Northampton, Mass and has grown into an ensemble with an international reputation. All the members are senior citizens.

NY Times film critic Stephen Holden writes:

The movie offers an encouraging vision of old age in which the depression commonly associated with decrepitude is held at bay by music making, camaraderie and a sense of humor

Click here to read the full review.

Note: The above photo of 80-year old Young@Heart director Bob Climan (center) is by Brandy Eve Allen of Fox Searchlight Pictures.

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