Director: Nadine Labaki.
Cast: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shireraw, Kawthar Al Haddad, Fadi Kanel Youssef.
120 minutes, Lebanon / USA, 2018.
Director Nadine Labaki’s (Caramel), Capernaum is a powerful drama, chronicling the beleaguered life of 12-year-old Zain (Al Rafeea). Overcome with anger, when his 11-year-old sister is married off, Zain escapes from his parents and begins a journey that leads to him filing a lawsuit against his parents for giving birth to him. Capernaum stunningly portrays Zain’s anger, determination and courage.
Cannes Film Festival 2018.
Toronto International Film Festival 2018.
New Horizons Film Festival 2018.
London film festival 2018.
Cannes Film Festival 2018 Winner Prize of the Ecumenical Jury.
Cannes Film Festival 2018 Winner Jury Prize Nadine Labaki.
Cannes Film Festival 2018 Winner Prix de la citoyenneté.
Ghent International Film Festival 2018 Winner Audience Award.
Calgary International Film Festival 2018 Winner Audience Award.
Melbourne International Film Festival 2018 Winner People’s Choice Award.
Norwegian International Film Festival 2018 Winner Audience Award.
São Paulo International Film Festival 2018 Winner Audience Award
Tackles its subject with intelligence and heart.
Attendance at a single Screening €8 or Concession €6 on the door.