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Author Arvelo, Alberto, 1966-
Title Tocar y luchar [videorecording] / a film by Alberto Arvelo.
Published Kingston, NY : Explorart Films, 2006.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  MT70 .T633 2006    IN LIBRARY
 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  MT70 .T633 2006    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 70 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note This film was made possible through the financial and creative support of the Venezuelan Youth Orchestra System, the Venezuelan Autonomous Center for Cinematography (CNAC), the Venezuelan National Council for the Arts, and the Venezuelan Ministry of Health and Social Development.
Bonus material includes director's commentary (Spanish), Where are they now?, About the orchestra.
Credits Screenwriters, Carlos Diaz, Alberto Arvelo ; music, Nascuy Linares ; producer, Igor Lanz ; director, Alberto Arvelo.
System Reqs DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 ; anamorphic widescreen (16:9).
Summary To Play and to Fight presents the capitvating story of the Venezuelan Youth Orchestra System - an incredible network of hundreds of orchestras formed within most of Venezuela's towns and villages. Once a modest program designed to expose rural children to the wonders of music, the system has become one of the most important and beautiful social phenomena in modern history. This documentary portrays the inspirational stories of world class musicians trained by the Venezuelan system, including the Berlin Philharmonic's youngest player Edicson Ruiz and world renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel.
Audience Not rated.
Language Spanish-English dialogue, English, Spanish and Italian subtitles.
Subject Orchestral music -- Venezuela.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Related Names Arvelo, Alberto, 1966- Director. Screenwriter.
Díaz, Carlos. Screenwriter.
Orquesta Nacional Juvenil (Venezuela)
Fundación del Estado para el Sistema Nacional de las Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela.
Explorart Films (Firm)
Cinema Sur (Firm)
Spine Title To play and fight.
Standard # 689076624770
OCLC number 80765340