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Landfill Harmonic strives to educate audiences on recycling and sustainability topics through social media and partnerships with environmental organizations.
For more information on the Landfill Harmonic and executive producer, Amarilla be sure to check out 60 Minutes Overtime, dubbed as the web show that picks up where the television show leaves off. To contribute and become part of the movement go to http://www.landfillharmonicmovie.com
About Landfill Harmonic
A film about "The Recycled Orchestra," a group of children from a Paraguayan slum who play instruments made entirely of garbage. It is a beautiful story about the transformative power of music, which also highlights two vital issues of our times: poverty and waste pollution.
The world generates about a billion tons of garbage a year. Those who live with it and from it are the poor - like the people of Cateura, Paraguay. And here they are transforming it into beauty. Landfill Harmonic follows the orchestra as it takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world.
About Alejandra Amarilla
Integrating philanthropy and a commitment to community service into her daily life and vision, Amarilla has aided a variety of social causes, previously putting her efforts behind Free Arts of Arizona through the documentary film Unleashing Creativity, which she co-directed. Born in Asuncion, Paraguay, Amarilla dreamt of the opportunity to help her country in a creative way, bringing awareness to issues that revolve around children and women. The idea of a documentary became the first step in that direction. Landfill Harmonic, her latest endeavor, hits close to home and has become her love project.