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Author: Lucy WalkerJoão JardimKaren HarleyHank LevineAngus AynsleyAll authors
Publisher: [Brampton, Ont.] : Distributed exclusively in Canada by Entertainment One, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes viewers on an emotional journey to the world's largest landfill of the day, Jardim Gramacho. Here the catadores, who number in the thousands, work under the hot sun collecting recyclable materials such as bottles, plastic, and metal to be sold to wholesalers. Muniz invites the catadores to add refuse to his art, photographing the work from overhead. The finished  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Feature films
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Vik Muniz; Vik Muniz
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Walker; João Jardim; Karen Harley; Hank Levine; Angus Aynsley; Vik Muniz; Dudu Miranda; Pedro Kos; Moby.; Almega Projects (Firm); 02 Filmes (Firm); Entertainment One (Firm)
Language Note: English and Portuguese with English and French subtitles.
OCLC Number: 752954183
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Extended bonus footage; "Beyond Gramacho"; "An untold story."
Credits: Cinematography, Dudu Miranda ; editor, Pedro Kos; music, Moby.
Performer(s): Vik Muniz, Fabio Ghivelder, Isis Rodrigues Garros, José Carlos da Silva Baia Lopes (Zumbi), Sebastião Carlos dos Santos (Tião), Valter dos Santos, Ledie Laurentina da Silva (Irmã), Magna de França Santos, Suelem Pereira Dias.
Awards: Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award, Best World Cinema Documentary; Berlin International Film Festival, Amnesty International Film Award; Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Audience Award, Best Documentary; IDA Awards, Best Documentary; Academy Awards, Nomination for Best Documentary Feature.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1; Dolby Digital 2.0 ; widescreen 16x9.
Other Titles: un documentaire sur l'art
Wasteland
Responsibility: [a film by Lucy Walker, João Walker, Karen Harley] ; an Almega Projects and O2 Filmes production ; directed by Lucy Walker ; co-directed by João Jardim, Karen Harley ; produced by Angus Aynsley [and] Hank Levine.

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Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes viewers on an emotional journey to the world's largest landfill of the day, Jardim Gramacho. Here the catadores, who number in the thousands, work under the hot sun collecting recyclable materials such as bottles, plastic, and metal to be sold to wholesalers. Muniz invites the catadores to add refuse to his art, photographing the work from overhead. The finished artwork will then be on display in museums and auctions around the world.
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