Synopsis

Over the course of six years The Children of Las Brisas captures the lives of a group of children as they struggle towards the dream of becoming professional musicians in a dangerous Venezuelan slum.

Framed by several life changing auditions in the capital of Caracas, the children and their families navigate their memories. This is the story of the little things that people do to overcome the obstacles and tragedies that stand in their way. This is a portrait of the sacrifices and hardships endured to reach dreams in the turmoil of a society in chaos. The Children of Las Brisas shows how the power of art can act as healing mechanism for communities and individuals. The sheer majesty of classical music, as a human form of expression, contrasted with it's tropical contextualization. Full of vibrancy, music, laughter and tears, The Children of Las Brisas will give a unique portrait into the contemporary Venezuelan existence.