Tocar y luchar [videorecording] / Ministry of Health and Social Development, National Autonomous Center for Cinematography, Cinema Sur, Explorart Films ; lead producer, César Mora Contreras ; executive producer, Igor Lanz ; Alberto Arvelo, director.
Bonus material: Where are they now? ; audio commentary ; about the orchestra.
Script, Carlos Días, Alberto Arvelo; edited by Nascuy Linares, Juan Carlos López.
"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. The 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... "--Container.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
DVD, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Spanish dialogue, optional English, Italian or Spanish subtitles.