In this photo taken Feb. 10, 2011, people collect recyclable materials from Jardim Gramacho municipal landfill where the documentary "Lixo Extraordinario," or Waste Land," was filmed in Rio de ... more 
In this photo taken Feb. 10, 2011, people collect recyclable materials from Jardim Gramacho municipal landfill where the documentary "Lixo Extraordinario," or Waste Land," was filmed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After decades of anonymity, the workers have been catapulted to fame by a collaboration with Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, who used the trash they sort to create portraits of the pickers. A documentary recording that experience is now vying for an Oscar. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Felipe Dana
Wed, Feb 23, 2011 1:02 PM EST