Homework 7: Review the film "Garbage Dreams"

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Now we’ve watched “Garbage Dreams” it’s time to write a review. As discussed in the lesson I’d like you to consider the following points:

Location: Mokottam (aka Garbage City), Cairo, Egypt What was the Garbage City like?

Characters: Who are the Zaballeen? Describe the main characters?

Plot: Outline the Zaballeen way of life. Show how it meets the three criteria of sustainability as shown on the diagram below. Explain how the garbage recycling trade is threatened.


 Summary: Describe your overall impression of the film. What has it taught you about the issues of waste management in Cairo. Are there any lessons for the UK that need to be learned?

Film Trailer:


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