|Following trash-pickers in Buenos Aires in the aftermath of Argentina's economic crisis, w/filmmaker Ernesto Livon-Grosman.|
Cartoneros (Ernesto Livon-Grosman, Argentina, 2006; 60 min.) The film follows the paper recycling process in Buenos Aires from the trash pickers who collect paper informally through middlemen in warehouses, to executives in large corporate mills. The process exploded into a multimillion dollar industry after Argentina's latest economic collapse. The film is both a record of an economic and social crisis and an invitation to audiences to rethink the value of trash.