Capernaum/Nadine Labaki

Capernaum/Nadine Labaki


Capernaum tells the story of clever, gutsy 12-year-old Zain, who is forced to fend for himself on the streets of Beirut. After enduring abuse, negligence, and a series of tragedies, he takes his parents to court, suing them for the “crime” of giving him life. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Nadine Labaki (Where Do We Go Now?), this impressive Oscar-nominated drama burns with emotional intensity, surprises with unexpected tenderness, and inspires with poetic imagery. 

Director: Nadine Labaki

Jacob Burns Film Center Screening: Monday, September 23 - 7:30PM

BAM Screening: Monday, September 30 - 7PM

RT: 120 mins

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