Premiere Brazil! 2010 – Brazil Film Festival – Moma NY – Today: Waste Land –
Lixo extraordinário (Waste Land)
2010. Great Britain/Brazil.
Directed by Lucy Walker. Co-directed by João Jardim, Karen Harley.
This documentary follows celebrated contemporary artist Vik Muniz on an emotional journey to the world’s largest landfill, Jardim Gramacho, outside Rio de Janeiro, and explores his three-year collaboration with the catadores, who inhabit the “trash city” picking recyclables. It tells an immensely powerful story of people at the end of their rope, using art as a means to “recycle” their own lives.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 90 min.
Saturday, July 24, 2010, 2:00 p.m. , Theater 1, T1
Entry filed under: BRAZILIAN CINEMA, DOCUMENTALS, DOCUMENTARIES, EXHIBITIONS, FILM FESTIVALS, LATIN AMERICAN FILM. Tags: João Jardim, Karen Harley, LATIN AMERICAN FILM, Lixo extraordinário (Waste Land), Lucy Walker, New York brazilian film, Premiere Brazil! 2010, Vik Muniz.