“Playing for Change” Award Winning Documentary
How does a novel idea transform into a global phenomenon? For filmmaker and co-founder Jonathan Walls, it took his Playing For Change movement (performing the first of their traveling road shows at the Birchmere on Tuesday, October 20) close to 10 years of blood, sweat, thousands of frequent flier miles and many lucky breaks to finally relay their message that through music people can understand one another’s differences and create a better world. “After I finished a directing workshop at the New York Film Academy, I had no idea what I was going to do with my life, but I sure didn’t think it would be [Playing for Change],” Walls relates about the peace-through-music movement in a recent telephone interview…full article. Congratulations Jonathan! The world needs more “Playing for Change” films.