Garbage Dreams, a selection from the Arab Film Festival
Mai Iskander US, Egypt, UK | 2009 | 83 min | Documentary
Tuesday, October 20, 20098:00 PM - 10:30 PM
2160E Broad Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
This film follows three teenage boys born into the trash trade in the world's largest garbage village, on the outskirts of Cairo.. Far aheadof any modern "green" initiatives, the Zaballeen ("garbage people") survive by recycling 80 percent of the city's waste. When they are suddenly faced with the globalization of their trade, each of the teenage boys is forced to make choices that will impact his future and the survival of his community.
This screening is a part of The Arab Film Festival.
Cost : Admission is free, Parking can be purchased at Lot 3
AmyBruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Arab Film Festival