Lebanon’s ‘Capernaum’ Nominated for Golden Globe

Lebanon’s ‘Capernaum’ Nominated for Golden Globe

Thursday, 6 December, 2018 - 19:00
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki with Syrian refugee actor Zain al-Rafeea at the Cannes Film Festival. (AFP)
Asharq Al-Awsat
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s “Capernaum” was nominated on Thursday for Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes.

The critically acclaimed film, about a streetwise child who survives on the streets, has already won the prestigious Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

It stars 13-year-old Syrian refugee child turned actor Zain al-Rafeea.

The movie has garnered a string of wins and nominations on the festival circuit and is Lebanon’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.

The Golden Globes will be held on January 6.

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