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The Insult

  • Carbon Arc Cinema 1747 Summer Street Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6 Canada (map)

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.

Earlier Event: February 23
School Life
Later Event: March 3