Waste Land: Film Screening


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When:
September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Where:
Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House
316 Willow St
Fort Collins, CO 80524
USA
Cost:
Free

Brought to you free of charge by Fort Collins Museum of Art!

Filmed over nearly three years, 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. His collaboration with these inspiring characters as they recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage reveals both the dignity and despair of the catadores as they begin to re-imagine their lives.





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