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WASTE LAND
109 mins. | Rated NR
WASTE LAND
 
 
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This inspiring film festival favorite from director Lucy Walker (DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND, COUNTDOWN TO ZERO) presents a stirring display of the transformative power of art and the alchemy of the human spirit. Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys to the world's largest garbage dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, where he sheds light on a captivating group of catadores who spend their days picking recyclable materials.  

Directed by
Lucy Walker

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Awards
Audience Award World Cinema Documentary – Sundance Film Festival 2010, Panorama Audience Award – Berlin Film Festival 2010,Amnesty International Film Award – Berlin Film Festival 2010

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Official Site
wastelandmovie.com


REVIEWS:

“Mesmerizing!” -- Variety
“Excellent!” – Los Angeles Times
“A joy to watch … viewers will be astonished” – The Hollywood Reporter



 

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