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Author: Lucy Walker; Vik Muniz; Almega Projects (Firm); Entertainment One (Firm)
Publisher: [Canada] : Distributed by Entertainnment One Films Canada, ©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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Named Person: Vik Muniz; Vik Muniz
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Walker; Vik Muniz; Almega Projects (Firm); Entertainment One (Firm)
OCLC Number: 786432568
Language Note: English and Portuguese with English and French subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Extended bonus footage; "Beyond Gramacho"; "An untold story."
Credits: Cinematography, Dudu Miranda ; editing, 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.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 99 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Wasteland
Responsibility: Almega Projects presents ; an Almega Projects and 02 Filmes production ; directed by Lucy Walker ; produced by Angus Aynsley ; produced by 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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