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'Spoils': From The New York Dumpster To The Dining Room (VIDEO)

11/13/2012 12:19 pm ET | Updated Nov 13, 2012

By Alex Mallis

An aging Brooklyn artist, his young assistant, and a blind friend arrive by rusted retro car; a Puerto Rican woman and her teenage grandson arrive on foot with a rattling grocery cart; and a hyperactive twenty-something and his stoned companion leave a Bushwick loft to navigate via subway. In “Spoils,” three New Yorkers embark on an intimate journey through the culture of dumpster diving, illuminating a practice as old as agriculture.

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