Item Details

Garbage Dreams [videorecording]: Raised in the Trash Trade

in co-production with Motiveart ; in association with Chicken & Egg Pictures
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"Follows three teenage boys born into the trash trade and growing up in the world's largest garbage village, on the outskirts of Cairo. It is the home to 60,000 Zaballeen, Arabic for "garbage people" Far ahead of any modern "Green" initiatives, the Zaballeen survive by recycling 80 percent of the garbage they collect. When their community is suddenly faced with the globalization of its trade, each of the teenage boys is forced to make choices that will impact his future and the survival of his community"-- www.garbagedreams.com.
Director
Mai Iskander
Release Date
2009
Run Time
79 min.
Language
In Arabic with English subtitles; some English spoken
Notes
  • Subtitle from container.
  • Title from container.
  • Film supported by a grant from the Sundance Documentary Film Program.
Awards Note
Winner, Al Gore Reel Current Award, Nashville Film Festival, 2009; Winner, Montana Cine International Film Festival, 2009; Winner, Bermuda International Film Festival, 2009; Winner, Mexico International Film Festival, 2009; Winner, Vail Film Festival, 2009; Official Selection, SXSW, 2009; Official Selection, Amsterdam Documentary Film Festival, 2009.
Local Notes
"All titles in this section come with Public Performance Rights." (4/6/12)
ISBN
0781513294, 9780781513296
Credits
Producer, director, cinematographer, Mai Iskander ; co-producer and editor, Kate Hirson ; co-editor, Jessica Reynolds ; original music, Raz Mesinai ; executive producer, Tiffany Schauer ; co-executive producer, Claudia Miller
Published
New York : Iskander Films, Inc. : [distributed by] Cinema Guild, 2009.
Publisher no.
2359 Cinema Guild
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videodisc (79 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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