JANUARY 23, SATURDAY AT 5PM
LANDFILL HARMONIC Seattle premiere
(Graham Townsley and Brad Allgood, USA/Paraguay, live action, 2015, 84 min)
Ages 8+. In English and Spanish with English subtitles.
Too many children in the world are born into lives with little or no hope. This documentary reveals a mind-boggling, inventive avenue to change that musical instruments made from trash. In the barrios of Paraguay, a humble garbage picker uses his ingenuity to craft instruments out of recycled materials, and a youth orchestra is born. The children find new dreams as their music goes viral, and takes them on a whirlwind trip around the world. This film is all about the power of creativity, hope, empowerment, and community work to change lives.
Shown with: The Sleepwalker (Theodore Ushev, Canada, animation, 2015, 4 min) Nonverbal. West Coast premiere.
A surrealistic fantasia, inspired by a poem by Federico García Lorca.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122