CAPERNAUM

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Watch Trailer Director: Nadine Labaki
Writer(s): Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Kesrounani
Cast: Zain Al Rafeea

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Nadine Labaki’s CAPERNAUM (“Chaos”) tells the story of Zain (Zain al Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the “crime” of giving him life. CAPERNAUM follows Zain, a gutsy streetwise child as he flees his negligent parents, survives through his wits on the streets, takes care of Ethiopian refugee Rahil (Yordanos Shiferaw) and her baby son, Yonas (Boluwatife Treasure Bankole), being jailed for a crime, and finally, seeks justice in a courtroom.

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards

This film is presented with English subtitles.

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Running Time: 123 minutes123 MIN
Closed Captioning is available for this film. Open Captioning is available for this film. Listening Aids are available for this film. Descriptive Aids are available for this film. This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

A searing, unforgettable work.

Soren Andersen
Seattle Times