The City if the Dead project was shot on film on three shooting excursion from 1998 – 2000. Nesbitt took on a self assignment project of shooting the lives of the inhabitants of the Cairo Cemeteries.

Some 1/2 million people inhabit the massive, 7km long cemetery that borders the easter side of Cairo. They form a complete civilization living on top of, within, and around the graves of their ancestors.

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Some 1/2 million people inhabit the massive, 7km long cemetery that borders the easter side of Cairo. They form a complete civilization living on top of, within, and around the graves of their ancestors.

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