Documentary: "Marína of the Zabbaleen"
"Marína of the Zabbaleen is a cinematic documentary feature film that explores the world of seven year old Marína in the Muqqattam recycling village in Cairo, Egypt. An impressionistic portrait of childhood and family, the film also tells the story of the resourceful Zabbaleens, a Coptic Christian community of recyclers whose entrepreneurial waste management system produces one of the highest recycling rates in the world.
Directed by Engi Wassef. Associate professor and chair of the department of history, geography, politics, and international studies from Trinity Western University will lead a discussion.
Smith Memorial Student Union, room 327. Free and open to the public.