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Title El sistema [videorecording] / EuroArts Music presents ; in co-production with ARTE, NHK, SF, SVT ; a film by Paul Smaczny and Maria Stodtmeier ; producers, Günter Atteln, Frank Gerdes ... [et al.] ; produced by Paul Smaczny.

Imprint [London] : Euro Arts, [2009].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    EA COLL SIS S58DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (8 p. : ill. ; 18 cm)
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 2008.
Special features: Auditions for the National Children's Orchestra of Venezuela.
Credits Editor, Steffen Herrmann ; camera, Michael Boomers, Christian Schulz.
Performer Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, Caracas Children's Orchestra ; conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.
Summary Venezuela has a unique system of music education, taking children from the violent slums of Caracas and turning some of them into world-class musicians. Jose Antonio Abreu has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of children over the past three decades. Children from streets dominated by the gun battles of gang warfare are taken into music schools, given access to music, and taught how to build a better society.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1 and PCM stereo.
Language Spanish dialogue, optinal English, French, German, Spanish or Japanese subtitles.
Program notes in booklet in Enlish, French and Spanish.
Subject Abreu, José Antonio.
Abreu, José Antonio.
Fundación del Estado para el Sistema Nacional de las Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela.
Fundación del Estado para el Sistema Nacional de las Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela.
Music -- Instruction and study -- Venezuela.
Music and youth -- Venezuela.
Music appreciation -- Venezuela.
Children and violence -- Venezuela.
Gangs -- Venezuela.
Música -- Enseñanza -- Venezuela.
Jóvenes -- Venezuela.
Música -- Apreciación -- Venezuela.
Violencia -- Venezuela.
Pandillas -- Venezuela.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Musical films
Added Author Smaczny, Paul
Stodtmeier, Maria, 1979-
Dudamel, Gustavo Conductor.
EuroArts Music International GmbH.
ARTE France
Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar. Performer.
Sinfónica Juvenil de Caracas. Performer.
Note Subtitle on index screen: Music to change life
Standard No. 880242569585
Music No. 2056958 Euro Arts

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