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Landfill Harmonic


Paraguay 2015,
Dir. Brad Allgood, Graham Townsley
In Spanish, English with English subtitles
Rating: [Exempt]
Genres: Documentary, Music / Sociology, Youth

Topics: Peasantry.


Synopsis: Documentary portrait of Paraguayan music teacher Fabio Chavez and his Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a children's orchestra which performs with materials recycled from a rubbish dump near Asuncion. The film illustrates the transformative power of music as well as issues of poverty and waste pollution.

“The story behind it is so good that even some imperfect filmmaking can’t hold it back.”~New York Times

NZ International Film Festival 2015
Adopt-a-Movie Kindly Adopted by Wendy Armitage

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