Green Film – Landfill Harmonic

Posted on Apr 17, 2016 in Blog

Green Film – Landfill Harmonic

Landfill Harmonic
Friday April 22, 7:30pm
Heritage Playhouse

 EARTH DAY FILM! Meet the Recycled Orchestra, a Paraguyan youth group who plays instruments made out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into global spotlight. However, when the largest flood devastates their country, they must become the source of hope for their community.  USA, 2015, 84min.  Directed by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley. 

“The world sends us garbage. We send back music.” — Favio Chavez, Orchestra Director

Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a paraguayan musical youth group of kids that live next to one of South America’s largest landfills. This unlikely orchestra plays music from instruments made entirely out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into the global spotlight. With the guidance of their music director, they must navigate this new world of arenas and sold out concerts. However, when a natural disaster devastates their community, the orchestra provides a source of hope for the town. The film is a testament to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit.

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