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Documentary set in Cairo's Mansheyet Nasser chosen as “Film of the Week” by IndieWire

Independent film revolving around a family of Cairo garbage collectors may have chance ‎at Sundance

Ahram Online, Monday 9 Jan 2012
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Zabaleen (Garbage Collectors), a documentary set in Cairo’s Mansheyet Nassser, was recently selected as “Film of the Week” by IndieWire, one of the important independent film websites. If it becomes IndieWire’s “Film of the Month,” it will get a free consultation in the internationally renowned Sundance Film Festival (19 January – 29 January).

Directed by Justin Kramer, Zabaleen follows Mourad, a garbage collector in Mansheyet Nasser, and his daily struggles of survival while raising 11 children.

The Sundance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the United States and takes place in Utah from 19 January – 29 January.

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