dir. Ziad Doueiri / Lebanon / 2017 / 112 minutes
Please note this screening is later than our usual 7pm start time.
In today’s Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices. The Insult is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.
Presented in Arabic and French with English subtitles.