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Children of Las Brisas

Season 24 Episode 4 | 1h 22m 50s  | Video has closed captioning.  | Video has audio description

In Venezuela, amidst a backdrop of poverty, murder, and corruption, the El Sistema youth orchestra offers children hope and the opportunity to pursue a life of art in spite of the harshness of the society around them. Yet the country’s spiraling collapse and political repression threatens the musicians’ dreams of a better life.

Aired: 01/02/23

Expires: 01/02/26

Rating: TV-14

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