El Sistema in The Media
- Tocar y Luchar (Play and Fight), a documentary film produced in 2004 on the subject of El Sistema. The film has won several awards, including "Best Documentary" at both the 2007 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival and also the CineMás Albuquerque Latino Film Festival.
- El Sistema, a 2008 documentary made by Paul Smaczny and Maria Stodtmeier about the system. The film won the "Best Documentary Feature Award" at the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival in 2010 and "Best Documentary" at the Orlando Hispanic Film Festival in 2009.
- Dudamel: Conducting a Life is an hour-long PBS program hosted by Tavis Smiley on the subject of music education in the United States, with a focus on Gustavo Dudamel and his achievements with the L.A. Philharmonic The report includes a look at how the Boston Conservatory Lab Charter School works with children.
- El Sistema: a report on CBS's 60 Minutes from 13 April 2008 which explores the "System" and includes interviews with some of the Venezuelan children who are members of an orchestra.
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