Directed by Lucy Walker
90 min | 2010 | Brazil/UK | Not Rated
Filmed over nearly three years, the film follows renowned artist Vik Muniz to the world’s largest garbage dump in Brazil. There he photographs an eclectic band of “catadores”—self-designated pickers of recyclable materials – who embody the transformative power of art.
Winner: Audience Award, World Cinema Documentary – 2010 Sundance Film Festival; Winner: Audience Award – 2010 Berlin International Film Festival