Free in Sound

(Libres en el sonido)
Ricardo Casas | Documentary

2017 | 60 minutes | Uruguay

A captivating first-person account that delves into the life and creative universe of renowned Uruguayan composer Graciela Paraskevaídis.


Free in Sound is a captivating first-person account that delves into the life and creative universe of Graciela Paraskevaídis, a renowned contemporary composer. This documentary offers a direct and intimate glimpse into the artistic journey of this remarkable figure, whose dedication to her craft has left an indelible mark on the development of musical art in Latin America and beyond.

Viewers are invited to explore Paraskevaídis' works, which serve as a gateway into her unique creative universe. The documentary's direct approach guides the audience through the transcendent nature of her artistry.

The film highlights Paraskevaídis' steadfast refusal to compromise with power structures, showcasing her resilience in the face of the many challenges and "skirmishes of destiny" that she has navigated throughout her illustrious career. This unwavering spirit and commitment to her artistic vision have been instrumental in shaping the development of musical art in the region and beyond.

Main credits

Casas, Ricardo (film director)
Casas, Ricardo (screenwriter)

Other credits

Cinematography, Diego Varela; editing, Daniel Márquez; music, Graciela Paraskevaídis.

Free in Sound,Libres en el sonido,Ricardo Casas,Graciela Paraskevaídis,documentary,Uruguay,music, Art and Culture,woman,contemporary music,music composer,female composer,biography,autobiography,biopic,memoir,life history,bio,biographer,biographical,personal account,personal history,diary,personal narrative,sketch,profile,personal letters,letters,journal,personal record,women,womanhood,gender,girl,girlhood,mother,motherhood,female,cis woman,cis female,trans woman,trans female,women’s rights,women’s issues,lady,ladies,gentlewoman,madame,miss,missus,mrs.,dame,damsel,ingenue,lass,maid,maiden,belle,gal,ladyfriend,girlfriend,dear,darling,widow,matron,dowager,gender,gender equality,gender pay gap,women’s liberation,women’s rights,music,tune,melody,hymn,harmony,popular music,rock music,latin music,latinx music,latino music,spanish music,modern music,folk music,soul music,ibero-american music,latin american music,celtic music,flamenco,spanish classical music,classical spanish music,musicals,film musicals,movie musicals,musical films,spanish pop,latin pop,latin pop music,spanish pop music,culture,identity,identity politics,culture wars,left wing,right wing,intersectionality,identity groups,civilization,literacy,humanism,cancel culture,online culture,cultural revolution,cultural diffusion,culture shock,popular culture,pop culture,material culture,cultural capital,cultural assimilation ,south america,south american countries,countries in south america,argentina,bolivia,brazil,chile,colombia,ecuador,guyana,paraguay,peru,suriname,uruguay,venezuela,south american politics,south american culture,south american cuisine,south american education,south america in media,south american languages,south america history,latin american studies,caribbean american studies,island studies,latin american culture,latin american history,latin american politics, caribbean american culture,caribbean american history,caribbean american politics, latin american languages,latin american and caribbean studies,hispanic american studies,hispanic people,hispanic culture,hispanic politics,dance,performing arts,dramatics,music,musical theatre,musical theater,entertainment,performance,performer,performers,dancer,dancers,dancing,musical,pageantry,scenes,live performance,recorded performance,choreography,movement,choreographer; "Free in Sound"; Pragda Films
No clips are available yet.

DIRECTOR: Ricardo Casas


YEAR: 2017

GENRE: Documentary


COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School, High School, College, Adult



Existing customers, please log in to view this film.

New to Pragda? Register to request a quote.