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Human Dignity - Waste Land Classroom Module

  • Aired: 01/25/2013
  • 09:32
  • Rating: TV-PG
This educational film module portrays the lives of two women working as garbage pickers in the world's largest landfill, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Magna and Suleima. Both participate in Vik Muniz's art project "Pictures of Garbage," which helps the women deepen their sense of self worth, and find greater respect from their community.
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Meet two garbage pickers in the world's largest landfill, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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