Waste Land

2010, 99 minutes

What happens in the world's largest trash city will transform you.

An uplifting feature documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit. Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey from Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to the heights of international art stardom. Vik collaborates with the brilliant catadores, pickers of recyclable materials, true Shakespearean characters who live and work in the garbage quoting Machiavelli and showing us how to recycle ourselves.

Companies involved in this production

Connected mandy members:

Rob Wilton
Director of Photography
camera op. UK unit
Nour Wazzi
Production & Post Production Manager
Shirine Best
Development Executive
Adriana Bassi