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Singfest: The Literacy of Music (2017)

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This uplifting and inspirational film takes us on a journey into the world of music and how music, as a literacy in schools, unlocks student's full potential and transforms their learning.

Director:

Amel Tresnjic

Writer:

Amel Tresnjic (screenplay)
4 wins. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
David Ashton-Smith David Ashton-Smith ... Himself
Lincoln Bowen Lincoln Bowen ... Himself
Ashley Davies Ashley Davies ... Himself
John Mooney John Mooney ... Himself
Margaret Orr Margaret Orr ... Herself
Elizabeth Ralph Elizabeth Ralph ... Herself
Yolette Stewart Yolette Stewart ... Herself
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"Singfest: The Literacy of Music" is an inspiring documentary that reveals what happens when one Australian special needs school attempts to share its love of singing and music making with the local community. Emerson School, a special needs school situated in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, invites nine local schools to its grounds for the purpose of sharing its love of singing and music making. Whilst each school brings its own unique strengths and talents to the day, Emerson School shares insights on the role of Music and Music Education in the special needs educational setting with a view to everyone imagining new potentialities. The students from the invited schools come together as strangers but when united through their voices and choral singing for the day, that strangeness and unfamiliarity is taken away. The power that music has to transcend a wide range of cultural and social barriers is demonstrated in this unique and uplifting educational film. Thus the literacy embedded ... Written by Yolette Stewart

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education | See All (1) »

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Unlocking the potential within

Genres:

Documentary

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2017 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dandenong, Melbourne, Australia

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Production Co:

Brave Archer Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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