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Food On Film: Waste Land

October 8th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in calendar, Event, Featured, Films

Title: Food On Film: Waste Land
Location: Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave., Maplewood, MO 63143
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Description: Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of “catadores”-self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Director Lucy Walker and co-directors Joao Jardim and Karen Harley have great access to the entire process and, in the end, offer stirring evidence of the transformative power of art and the alchemy of the human spirit.

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For more information about this film series, or if you are interested in screening a film or short, please contact Carol Wilton at carol.wilton@sbcglobal.net
Start Time: 19:30
Date: 2012-10-22

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