CSP Movie Series 'Waste Land'
November 25, 2022
The movie will be shown at the Indoor Theatre - Doors open at 6:30pm Movie starts at 7:00pm
2010 British-Brazilian documentary film directed by Lucy Walker
catadores: a person who salvages reusable or recyclable materials thrown away by others to sell or for personal consumption.
The film chronicles artist Vik Muniz, who travels to the world's largest landfill, Jardim Gramacho outside Rio de Janeiro, to collaborate with a lively group of catadores of recyclable materials, who find a way to the most prestigious auction house in London via the surprising transformation of refuse into contemporary art. The catadores work in a co-operative founded and led by Sebastião Carlos Dos Santos, the ACAMJG, or Association of Pickers of Jardim Gramacho, who dreamed of improving life for his community. The money created by the selling of the artworks was given back to the catadores and the ACAMJG, as well as the prize money from the film awards, to help the catadores and their community.
If there's too much wind or other bad weather we will screen the movie in the theater.
Masks are not required for the outdoor screening but we ask that you bring one if bad weather moves us inside to the theater.
Refreshments available by donation!
Bring a chair or use one of ours.
Our movies are free thanks to the generous support of The Bisbee Foundation and the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona.