The Pied Flautist of Romero (documentary film - short)

Redden, Andrew ORCID: 0000-0002-2120-9319
(2019) The Pied Flautist of Romero (documentary film - short). [Media]

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This short documentary is an edited walkabout (bikeabout) interview with Tony, one of Music for Hope’s music teachers. In it he describes the difficulties faced by his young students and the special measures he had to take to protect those coming to his village music school from neighbouring communities during the particularly difficult years of 2015-2016. Essentially, they had to run the gauntlet of not only gang cliques who wanted to recruit and / or harass them but also the security forces who viewed all young people as targets for repression. The interview was filmed while cycling to and from a neighbouring community as he picked up his students from their homes. He would also take them back after music rehearsals (filmed in 2016, published 2019).

Item Type: Media
Uncontrolled Keywords: El Salvador, Music, Music for Hope, Youth, Counter-violence, NGO
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Histories, Languages and Cultures
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2021 15:24
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2023 21:27
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