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October 15+24, 2022 at the Pickford Film Center in Bellingham, WA. Tickets »

October 18-20, 2022 at the Guild Cinema in Albuquerque, NM.

November 28-29, 2022 at the Laemmle Claremont in Claremont, CA. Tickets »

November 28-29, 2022 at the Laemmle Glendale in Glendale, CA. Tickets »

November 28-29, 2022 at the Laemmle Royal in West Los Angeles, CA. Tickets »

December 1-4, 2022 at the Boedecker Theater in the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO.

January 2, 2023 at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub in Anchorage, AK.

January 7-8, 2023 at the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle, WA.

February 9, 2023 at the Cinematheque in Cleveland, OH.

March 3, 2023 at the Gateway Film Center in Columbus OH.

March 3-12, 2023 at the Coastline Children's Film Festival in Bridgman, MI.

March 15, 2023 at the Broadside in New Orleans, LA.

May 3, 2023 at the Independent Film Society of Colorado in Colorado Springs, CO.

Discover the vast and strangely beautiful places where things go to die and meet the people who collect, restore, and recycle the world’s scrap. SCRAP scratches beneath flaking paint and rusting metal to reveal the beauty and pathos in the ugliness we leave behind.

SCRAP is a love letter to the things we use in our daily lives. This cinematic documentary tells the story of people who each have a deep connection to objects that have reached their 'end of life'. Together these stories convey a deeper environmental and human message about our relationship to things, the sadness we feel at their eventual loss, and the joy that we can find in giving them a new purpose. Things, like people, show a certain beauty in their old age. Like us, they carry the weight of their history and the markings and scars accumulated through their lifespan. With the loss of these objects, we are also losing parts of our history and the cultural memory which they embody. By showing discarded goods in a new and engaging way, the film raises awareness about the fate of the things we use and explores how artists, and other creative thinkers, can be part of finding usefulness in the things we discard.

"A beautifully filmed elegy on the metals we discard, and their innate capacity for renewal and transformation." - Jennifer Baichwal, Director of Manufactured Landscapes

A documentary by Stacey Tenenbaum
78 minutes, color, English, 2022

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