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Waste Land


Images courtesy of Arthouse Films

Waste Land

Lucy Walker, 2010

Wex at Gateway

Wexner Center members receive free admission to select screenings at the Gateway Film Center, located in the South Campus Gateway. The films are selected (and often introduced) by Wex curators. Don’t forget to bring your Wex member ID card to show at the Gateway’s box office.

Fri, Feb 25, 2011
Sat, Feb 26, 2011
Sun, Feb 27, 2011
Mon, Feb 28, 2011
Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Wed, Mar 2, 2011
Thu, Mar 3, 2011

This moving documentary about artist Vik Muniz, who creates photographic images of people using found materials from the places where they live and work, has just been announced as one of the five Academy Award nominees for Best Documentary.

The film, which was so well received in its two Wexner Center screenings that we're bringing it back at Gateway, previously won the World Cinema Audience Award for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival and is the only one of the Oscar documentary nominees that has not yet played in Columbus. Its story chronicles Muniz's journey from his home in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest landfill. There, on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, he collaborates with a band of self-designated pickers of recyclable materials and photographs these inspiring characters as they recycle their lives and society’s garbage. (98 mins., video)

Field & Screen 2011 is supported by community partners Dine Originals Columbus, Global Gallery, Local Matters, Slow Food Columbus, and Wayward Seed Farm.

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For information on any additional tickets that may be released for Ann Hamilton and SITI company’s the theater is a blank page, be sure to sign up for the waiting list here.

The Measure of All Things

Filmmaker Sam Green will narrate his "live documentary" The Measure of All Things (with a live soundtrack provided by the Quavers) on Saturday, April 18.