Nadine Labaki, Capernaum, 2018 (still); image: courtesy Sony Pictures Classics


Part of Voices Carry: Women in Film

Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1

$10 Members

$12 General

Director Nadine Labaki explores childhood poverty in Beirut through the eyes of street smart Zain, played by Zain Al Rafeea, a Syrian refugee. Capernaum, which means confusion or chaos in Arabic, is told through Zain’s flashbacks, tracing his journey through childhood neglect by his parents.

Film Details

Director: Nadine Labaki

Year: 2018

Running time: 126 minutes

Country: Lebanon

Language: Arabic, Amharic (with English subtitles)

Format: Digital Cinema Package

Screens courtesy: Sony Pictures Classics

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