55 minutes | Jul 3, 2017

Encore: Orchestrating Change - A documentary about the world's first orchestra for people with mental illnesses

ORCHESTRATING CHANGE is the documentary film that tells the inspiring story of Me2/Orchestra, the only classical music organization in the world for people with mental illnesses and those who support them. Led by a once world-renowned conductor whose own career was shattered by his diagnosis of bipolar disorder, the Me2/Orchestra’s exhilarating performances challenge societal stereotypes about mental illness. Playing with Me2/ is transforming the lives of the musicians who face stigma and discrimination on a daily basis. They breakdown stereotypes, reconnect with society, foster acceptance, friendships and most important, realize their own abilities. The film’s final performance at a major concert hall will be an emotional triumph not just for the musicians but for the audience as well. To learn more and watch the presentation tape of ORCHESTRATING CHANGE please visit: www.orchestratingchangethefilm.com ORCHESTRATING CHANGE has the Endorsement of NAMI/Vermont.
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