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Waste Land

Genres: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Art House & International
Release Date: Oct 29, 2010
DVD Release Date: Mar 15, 2011
Starring: Vik Muniz, Fabio Ghivelder, Sebastiao Carlos Dos Santos, Jose Carlos da Silva Bala Lopes, Suelem Pereira Dias, Isis Rodrigues Garros, Leide Laurentina da Silva, Valter Dos Santos, Magna de Franca Santos
Directed by: Lucy Walker
Synopsis: Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of "catadores" -- or self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Muniz's initial objective was to "paint" the catadores with garbage. However, his collaboration with these inspiring characters as they recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage reveals both dignity and despair as the catadores begin to re-imagine their lives. Walker (Devil's Playground, Blindsight) has great access to the entire process and, in the end, offers stirring evidence of the transformative power of art and the alchemy of the human spirit.-- (C) Official Site
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