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Film Screening: Marína of the Zabbaleen
Author: Middle East Studies Center
Posted: March 15, 2013

Hosting organization: Middle East Studies Center @ PSU

When: March 15, 2013 @ 7:00pm

Where: Smith Memorial Student Union, rm 327, 1825 SW Broadway

Description: 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 the resourceful Zabbaleen, 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

Featuring a discussion with Paul Rowe, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Geography, and Political and International Studies, Trinity Western University

Free & open to the public

Website link: http://www.pdx.edu/events/middle-east-studies-center-film-series-marina-...

Contact information: middleeaststudiescenter@pdx.edu | ph. 503-725-4074