Capernaum

Director: Nadine Labaki
Starring: Zain Al Rafeea, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Yordanos Shifera
Duration: 123 min


From acclaimed director Nadine Labaki (CARAMEL, WHERE DO WE GO NOW?) comes a stunning and unforgettable new film.
In a courtroom, a young boy named Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) stands before a judge. He asks to sue his own parents for giving him life. The circumstances that have brought him to this point take us on a journey through his poverty-stricken upbringing in Beirut where he lives with his family.
Forced to live by his wits in order to survive, Zain’s life reaches a turning point when his parents make an unforgivable deal that will see his younger sister married off. Left distraught by this terrible act, Zain takes to the road. While looking for work at a fairground, he befriends a young woman who is working illegally as a cleaner and helps to look after her adorable one-year-old baby, Jonas. Zain and Jonas form a touching bond but things get much more complicated when circumstances force Zain to make choices that will have huge ramifications.
CAPERNAUM is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit – a battle cry for the forgotten, the unwanted and the lost that offers hope in the most unexpected of places.



9.6/10 24 ratings.


Club and Group screenings

Sun 24th Feb 14.40 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Sun 24th Feb 17.25 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Sun 24th Feb 20.15 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Mon 25th Feb 15.15 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Mon 25th Feb 18.00 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Mon 25th Feb 20.45 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Tue 26th Feb 12.25 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Tue 26th Feb 17.50 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Tue 26th Feb 20.25 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Wed 27th Feb 15.00 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Wed 27th Feb 17.45 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Wed 27th Feb 20.30 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Thu 28th Feb 15.05 Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members. Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Thu 28th Feb 18.00 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Thu 28th Feb 20.45 Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles



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