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Author: Vik Muniz; Arthouse Films.; Curiously Bright Entertainment (Firm); Almega Projects (Firm); Entertainment One (Firm)
Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Arthouse Films : distributed by Entertainment One, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : 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: Exhibitions
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vik Muniz; Arthouse Films.; Curiously Bright Entertainment (Firm); Almega Projects (Firm); Entertainment One (Firm)
OCLC Number: 855406015
Language Note: English and Portuguese with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 2009.
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, PAL, region 2, 1.78:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo.
Other Titles: Wasteland
Responsibility: [a film by Lucy Walker, João Walker, Karen Harley] ; an Almega Projects and 02 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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