Garbage Dreams



Directed by: Mai Iskander

(79 mins) "Garbage Dreams" follows three teenage boys in the trash trade and growing up in the world’s largest garbage village (home to 60,000 “garbage people”), on the outskirts of Cairo.  They survive by recycling 80% of the garbage they collect, but when the community is faced with the globalization of its trade, each of the boys is forced to make choices that will impact his future and the survival of his community.

In Arabic with English subtitles.