2010. Brazil/Great Britain. Lucy Walker. 90 min.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2010. Brazil/Great Britain. Directed by Lucy Walker. Co-directed by Karen Harley and João Jardim. This documentary follows celebrated contemporary artist Vik Muniz on an emotional journey to the world’s largest landfill, Jardim Gramacho, outside Rio de Janeiro, and explores his three-year collaboration with the catadores, who inhabit the “trash city” picking recyclables. It tells an immensely powerful story of people at the end of their rope, using art as a means to “recycle” their own lives. In Portuguese; English subtitles. 90 min.