TOWN OF BEL AIR FILM FESTIVAL
Landfill Harmonic (Spanish with English subtitles)
(doors open 7:30 pm)
Film Synopsis: Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into the global spotlight. Under the guidance of idealistic music director Favio Chavez, the orchestra must navigate a strange new world of arenas and sold-out concerts. However, when a natural disaster strikes their community, Favio must find a way to keep the orchestra intact and provide a source of hope for their town. The film is a testimony to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit.
Awards: Audience Award winner at SXSW Film Festival, Best Feature Documentary at Longbeach International Film Festival, Best Documentary Feature at the Seattle Children’s Film Festival and more.