Marching bands have always held a special place in my heart. A lot of you may not know the experience of seeing a really good, really rock'n marching band. I know because a southern parade really doesn't exist without one. Believe me when I say the Ballou Senior High School Marching Band ROCKS!
Michael Patrei's 86 minute documentary follows the talented Ballou Senior High School Marching Band as they overcome a negative environment filled with guns, drugs and violence to uplift the community with music, dedication and personal sacrifice. This Washington, D.C. high school marching band—from an impoverished community just three miles away from the U.S. Capitol building—is on its way to the national band competition. They are a family with heart and soul that use hard work, discipline and compassion to overcome all obstacles.
Last year, Ellen fell in love with the Ballou Senior High School Marching Band from Washington, D.C.
This year they have now been invited to perform at The Rose Bowl!
This Christmas help them raise funds to pay for the trip!
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