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For once in my life [videorecording] : the Spirit of Goodwill Band / Big Blue Box Productions ; produced by Jim Bigham ; directed by Jim Bigham and Mark Moorman.

Bigham, Jim. (Producer, Film director). Moorman, Mark. (Film director). Peña, Javier. (Conductor). Spirit of Goodwill Band. (Performer). Big Blue Box Productions. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Library Reserve Desk DVD 6269 37684001087233 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Big Blue Box Productions, c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for MTH-332.
Originally produced as a documentary film for the series "Independent Lens", and broadcast on PBS on February 1, 2011.
Special features include Behind the band; extra band performances; commentary with directory/producer Jim Bigham and band director Javier Peña; photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Musical director, Javier Peña ; edited by Amy Foote.
Summary, etc.:
Documentary film explores the lives of musicians who perform in the Spirit of Goodwill Band, under the patient direction of their bandleader Javier Peña. These twenty-eight people with various disabilities work in the Goodwill Industries factory in southern Florida, where they also study music and rehearse for musical performances.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
English language soundtrack; English and Spanish subtitles; audio-described for the visually impaired.
Subject: Spirit of Goodwill Band.
People with disabilities.
People with mental disabilities.
Musical groups.
Music > Instruction and study.
Bands (Music) > Florida.
Goodwill Industries International.
Video recordings for the visually impaired.
Genre: Documentary films.
Independent films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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