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Waste Land

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Directed by Lucy Walker, João Jardim, Karen Harley
Brazil, United Kingdom, 2010
Documentary

Synopsis

International art star Vik Muniz journeys to his native Brazil to collaborate with "catadores"–self-designated pickers of recyclable materials–in the world’s largest garbage dump, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage.

Synopsis

International art star Vik Muniz journeys to his native Brazil to collaborate with "catadores"–self-designated pickers of recyclable materials–in the world’s largest garbage dump, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage.

Trailer
Waste LandDirected byLucy Walker, João Jardim, Karen Harley

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2010 | 2 wins including: Amnesty International Film Prize
Academy Awards
2011 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features
Sundance Film Festival
2010 | Winner: World Cinema - Documentary (Audience Award)
São Paulo International Film Festival
2010 | Winner: Best Brazilian Documentary (Itamaraty Award)

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