Films in Van Vorst-Wednesday July 11th!
Films in Van Vorst
8th Annual Summer Film Series
directed by Lucy Walker
Visit http://www.filmsinvanvorst.com to see the trailer
The 2010 documentary follows two years of work by Brazilian contemporary modern artist Vic Muniz in creating art with the cooperation of scavengers of recyclables working at one of the world’s largest landfills, serving the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. Nominated for the Academy Award for best documentary and winner of the best international documentary at Sundance, The film portrays the lives of the garbage pickers and their working conditions as well as Muniz’s efforts to help them to gain recognition and better living conditions.
Bring a chair! Bring a friend!
Free popcorn is back!
Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors;
Jersey City Medical Center,
Silverman Building Neighborhoods,
with special thanks to
The Van Vorst Park Association,
The Friends of Van Vorst Park,
The City of Jersey City
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