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Small Wonders

Small Wonders (1996)

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Release Date: Sep 27, 1996 Wide

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Originally titled Fiddlefest, this feature-length documentary was nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature and became the basis for the motion picture Music of the Heart (1999). Filmmaker Allan Miller follows the story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras, an East Harlem, NY, music instructor who devises a unique solution to the budget cutback that eliminates her job in 1990. She founds a non-profit organization, the Opus 118 Music Center, to teach violin to 150 students selected by random

Apr 15, 1997

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I won't deny that this subject is important, but the movie is put together in such a sloppy fashion that it wouldn't even be acceptable for a PBS special.

May 25, 2012 Full Review Source: Sin Magazine
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An inspiring documentary about a dedicated, demanding, and enthusiastic music teacher.

March 13, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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