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6 Ratings

Garbage Dreams

Directed by Mai Iskander
Egypt, United States, 2009


Garbage Dreams follows three teenage boys born into the trash trade and growing up in the world’s largest garbage village, on the outskirts of Cairo.

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Garbage Dreams Directed by Mai Iskander

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

2010 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Dubai International Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Documentary (Special Jury Prize)

International Documentary Association

2009 | Winner: Humanitas Award

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