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Odyssey Film Club: Capernaum

  • Harris Academy South Norwood 2 Cumberlow Avenue London SE25 6AE (map)

Dir. Nadine Labaki • 2018 • Lebanon • Drama • 126 mins • Cert 15 • English subtitles

An Odyssey Film Club journey to Lebanon, June’s film choice is the first film directed by an Arab women to be nominated for an Oscar, the impactful and unforgettable Capernaum.

After committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened streetwise 12-year-old boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him.

From the director of critically acclaimed Caramel comes the moving and heart-wrenching multi-Cannes winning story about poverty and protecting the ones you love.

Includes a post-film discussion and a chance to try Lebanese snacks.

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Earlier Event: 21 June
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Later Event: 28 June
Can You Ever Forgive Me?