Waste Land

Waste Land Trailers

Original title Waste Land
Category Documentary
UK Release Date
Production year 2010
Production Country
Directors Lucy Walker, João Jardim
Cast Vik Muniz
Distributor eOne Films


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.