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Waste Land

Directed by Lucy Walker
Brazil, United Kingdom, 2010


Lives are transformed when international art star Vik Muniz collaborates with garbage pickers in the world’s largest landfill in Rio de Janeiro.

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Waste Land Directed by Lucy Walker

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 | 2 wins including: Amnesty International Film Prize

Academy Awards

2011 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

2010 | Winner: World Cinema - Documentary (Audience Award)

São Paulo International Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Best Brazilian Documentary (Itamaraty Award)

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