Cornell University


Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:01pm

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Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

2018 > Lebanon > Directed by Nadine Labaki

With Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole

A 12 year-old boy takes his parents to court, suing them for the crime of giving him life. "Nadine Labaki's sensational new film... turns the plight of this lad growing up in the slums and streets of Beirut into a social-realist blockbuster - fired by furious compassion and teeming with sorrow, yet strewn with diamond-shards of beauty, wit and hope." (The Telegraph) Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes. Lebanon's submission for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, and one of the nine films shortlisted for the award. Subtitled. More at

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