Escape from Luanda

72 min - United Kingdom, Angola Phil Grabsky

The Music School is Angola's first and only school of its kind. It houses some 80 students, rnost of them desperately poor. Many face disapproval and outright rejection frorn their families who can't see a future in music. This film asks if, despite the ravages of 27 years of civil war, rnusical passion can overcome terrible hardships.