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(Ziad Doueiri, 2017)
$6 members, students, seniors
$8 general public
Set in contemporary Beirut, Ziad Doueiri’s follow-up to The Attack is a resonant and compelling look at the tensions in Lebanese society. Recently nominated for an Academy Award (for best foreign language film), it’s sure to be one of the winter’s most-discussed pictures.
When an insult gets blown out of proportion, a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee find themselves facing off in court. The media circus that breaks out around the case threatens to ignite a social explosion in their divided country, forcing the trial’s participants to reconsider their lives and social prejudices. (112 mins., DCP)
The Insult, image courtesy of the Cohen Media Group.
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