There is little, if anything, that provides a more vivid and compelling window into other realities than a documentary film. A combination of unforgettable real-life characters, hard-hitting facts and striking visuals can have measurable impact and raise awareness of pressing topics from around the world. Arguably music is the glue that often holds this mix together. It’s also an easily grasped metaphor for freedom that cuts across all language barriers.
WorldView is a project of the CBA, development-funding documentaries for broadcast that address global issues. Click through to the conference site to see our pick of ten films – in no particular order – that we have proudly helped bring to fruition, where music is the subject or a strong driver in the storytelling.
Image from The Guitar School, set in Pakistan