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Sing Joyfully

USA, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Peter Rosen

The Choir School of St. Thomas Church is the only remaining church-related, live-in, choir school in the United States. Musically, it is ranked third in the world. This film follows the lives of the 10-14 year olds of the school through rehearsals, study, and a major concert.

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