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Saturday, August 4 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Film Screening: Manufactured Landscapes

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Photographer Edward Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing.

Jennifer Baichwal's cameras follow Edward Burtynsky (1955- ) as he visits what he calls manufactured landscapes: slag heaps, e-waste dumps, huge factories in the Fujian and Zhejiang provinces of China, and a place in Bangladesh where ships are taken apart for recycling. In China, workers gather outside the factory, exhorted by their team leader to produce more and make fewer errors. A woman assembles a circuit breaker, and women and children are seen picking through debris or playing in it. Burtynsky concludes with a visit to Shanghai, the world's fastest growing city, where wealth and poverty, high-rises and old neighborhoods are side by side.



Saturday August 4, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Boston City Hall Plaza (Atrium) 1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201, USA