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Garbage Dreams

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  • Original title: Garbage Dreams
  • Country, year: US, Egypt, 2009
  • Category: Desperate cities
  • Director: Mai Iskander
  • Time: 85'
  • VO: Arabic
  • Subtitles: English, Romanian



Awards and festivals:

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2009, The Netherlands
Hollywood Film Festival 2009, USA – Winner Best Documentary
Santa Cruz Film Festival 2009, USA – Winner Best International Film


Synopsis

Who would have thought that garbage can be recycled in proportion of 80%? In the outskirts of Cairo, there is a community of Coptic Christians, inhabited by scavengers, Zabbaleen, which assured until recently the collecting, sorting and recycling of the garbage of the whole town, job for which children are trained in a special school.

Raised in the scavenger’s village, three teenagers have to deal with the appearance of private companies and high technologies, which put in danger the future and therefore the survival of their community.


Program

17 March, 20:30, Cinema Corso

20 March, 14:00, Cinema Union



Producer:

Iskander Films, Inc


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