The 39th Portland International Film Festival: LANDFILL HARMONIC

landfill harmonic

A testament to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit, 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 suddenly catapulted into the global spotlight. Under the guidance of idealistic music director Favio Chavez, the band must learn to navigate a strange new world of arenas and sold-out concerts. However, when a natural disaster strikes their country, Favio must find a way to keep the orchestra intact and provide a source of hope for their town. In Spanish with English Subtitles. (84 mins.)

The 39th Portland International Film Festival is sponsored by the James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Delta Airlines, LAIKA, Willamette Week, Regal Entertainment Group, Travel Portland, Umpqua Bank, The Autzen Foundation, Amtrak Cascades, The Lamb-Baldwin Foundation, Hotel deLuxe, Hotel Eastund, Voodoo Doughnut, TV5Monde, and many others.

LANDFILL HARMONIC screens Saturday, February 13 at 6:30pm at the World Trade Center, Saturday, February 20 at 3:30pm at the World Trade Center, and on Sunday, February 21 at 1:30pm at the World Trade Center. The film is being presented as part of our 39th Portland International Film Festival.

Tickets available online and at the door.

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