CAPERNAUM

Watch Trailer Director: Nadine Labaki
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.

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Running Time: 123 minutes123 MIN
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

Tackling issues with heart and intelligence, Nadine Labaki does a superb job capturing the cacophony of the streets. Al Rafeea is a revelation.

Jay Weissberg
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