Rubayat El Nil
(2016) Cairo, Egypt.
Directed by: Nicole Ayach / Artistic Director: Hany Hommos / Sound and Music: Adham Zidan / Puppeteers: Amira Elmallah, Mohanad Elsangary,Houssam Saeed / Photography by: Mo'taz Nawwar.
Rubayat El Nil is a series of short vignettes portraying the struggles of those who make a living off the land in the face of climate change and increasing environmental degradation. These stories attempt to capture a snapshot of the lives of victims of climate change in Egypt's Nile Delta, conveying a mix of both frustration, persistence and optimism.