Landfill Harmonic makes SXSW debut

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A South American orchestra is getting a lot of attention around the world about the music they’re creating through instruments made out of garbage.

A documentary about the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura is making it’s debut at SXSW in Austin. The film is called Landfill Harmonic and it follows a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage.

The director and executive producer of the film stopped by our studios to talk about the impact the documentary is having.

Everyone can come out to two screenings of the film.

On Friday at 4:15 p.m. at the Alamo at 1120 S Lamar Blvd. and Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Alamo Ritz at 320 E 6th St.

If you have a music wristband you can see the band perform at two locations.

On Friday at 3 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center (Ballroom G) on 531 E 4th St.  and Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. at the Driskill on 604 Brazos St. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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