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Neojiba: Music That Changes Lives

By Sergio Machado & George Walker Torres

The film shows the daily lives of young people who are part of Neojiba, one of the most successful social integration programs in Brazil, before and during the European tour held in 2018. The documentary reveals the difficulties and achievements of the members of the Orquestra Juvenil da Bahia (Youth Orchestra from Bahia), formed mostly by young people in situations of social vulnerability, whose conductor is Ricardo Castro. The documentary focuses on the changes that instrumental practice promotes in the lives of these young people and how it impacts their environment.

Additional Information

Title

Neojiba: Music That Changes Lives

Director

Sergio Machado & George Walker Torres

Country

Brazil

Year

2020

Category

Documentary Feature Films

Duration

80’

Language

Portuguese with English and Portuguese Subtitles

Actors

Iure Nascimento, Ingride Nascimento, Ricardo Castro