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£3,250
raised of £50,000 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,250 to support the Brass for Africa charity and share this inspiring story with the world in 2022.

    Uganda
    Funded on Thursday, 31st March 2022

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    Story

    A musical journey of resilience and hope, that celebrates the power of music to transform lives.

    ‘TOPOWA!’ is the inspirational story of 12 talented young musicians, many of whom grew up as street children in some of the toughest slums in Uganda. From the dusty dirt roads of the Katwe slum, to the iconic Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, and a residency at the world-famous Cheltenham Music Festival. The film follows Julius, Sumayya, Tadeo, Gilbert and the Brass for Africa musicians as they are welcomed to the UK for an unforgettable experience that will transform their lives forever and empower the next generation of musicians to follow their dreams - 'TOPOWA! Never give up!’

    We have now finished filming with a huge effort and lots of favours from friends, but now we need your help to bring it to the screen. This film will showcase these amazing musicians but also be a powerful tool for Brass for Africa, raising awareness through festival entires around the world.

    Empower them and empower us by helping to make this film possible and show the world: if you never give up, you really can turn your dreams into reality.

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    • PHIX FILM3 years ago
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      3 years ago

      'TOPOWA! - NEVER GIVE UP' - won the 'Audience Choice Award' for 'Best Documentary Film' at the 39th Three Rivers Film Festival! Thank you!

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    • PHIX FILM3 years ago
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      3 years ago

      We've had some amazing responses from festivals all around the world this year and some incredibly special moments at Raindance, Berlin, Melbourne and in particular at the 45th Cleveland Film Festival, where the documentary not only won an award but was used as an educational film in schools throughout the festival. See below the official festivals coming up which include California’s 22nd Newport Beach Film Fest and Germany’s Unabhängiges FilmFest in Osnabrück!...

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    Supporters

    8

    • Betty

      Betty

      Nov 9, 2020

      Great work, very inspiring.

      £50.00

    • Heather Gagen

      Heather Gagen

      Nov 8, 2020

      Amazing work!

      £50.00

    • Jon Grussing

      Jon Grussing

      Oct 31, 2020

      Great movie, great cause, great music!

      £40.00

    • Ian Young

      Ian Young

      Oct 24, 2020

      Really looking forward to seeing this film.

      £10.00

    • Peter and Sue Hoskinson

      Peter and Sue Hoskinson

      Sep 28, 2020

      Good luck with this project.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 24, 2020

      I'm so excited for this incredible film to be shared with the world! :)

      £30.00

    • Jayna x

      Jayna x

      Sep 23, 2020

      Big love

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    Our aim is to use our voice as filmmakers to raise awareness for the many life-affirming stories that often go unheard and share a positive message with the world.

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