La Escopetarra - Guns into Guitars
Believing that things can change for the better. That’s the key to recovery for many individuals and societies, after living through hard times. Here’s a story about an artist who’s helping people imagine how they can transform a history of violence. Cesar Lopez is a musician from Colombia who transforms rifles into guitars which are called "escopetarra". This film shows how he became motivated to turn a weapon into a musical instrument. This film was produced for UN Television and originally released in October, 2007.