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Author: Vik Muniz; Arthouse Films.; Curiously Bright Entertainment (Firm); Almega Projects.
Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Arthouse Films : distributed by New Video, 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: Feature films
Documentary films
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vik Muniz; Arthouse Films.; Curiously Bright Entertainment (Firm); Almega Projects.
ISBN: 9781422915134 1422915131
OCLC Number: 756488433
Notes: Originally produced in 2009.
Includes special features.
Credits: Cinematography, Dudu Miranda ; editing, Pedro Kos ; music, Moby.
Performer(s): Vik Muniz.
Awards: 2010 Sundance Audience Award World Cinema Documentary; 2011 Academy Award Nom 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 stereo.
Responsibility: Arthouse Films, Curiously Bright Entertainment and Almega Projects present ; produced by Hank Levine, Angus Aynsley ; director, Lucy Walker.

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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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