Movies That Matter

Waste Land
  • December 6, 2014 - 1:45pm

Movies That Matter

Presented by the City of Fort Worth Human Relations Commission in partnership with the Modern and the Fort Worth Public Library, Movies That Matter is a free, quarterly film series highlighting different human rights issues. Screenings are followed by a moderated discussion. Admission is free, but seating is limited. For reservations, call 817.392.7525.

A Special Celebration Commemorating International Human Rights Day

Saturday, December 6

11:30 am—Solar Mamas
12:30 pm—Stealing Africa
1:45 pm—Waste Land
4:30 pm—Four Horsemen

Wasteland – 2010, NR, 99 minutes. 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.