Zain Al Rafeea is a young boy living in extreme poverty in the slums of Beirut in Capharnaüm (category: IIB, Arabic), directed by Nadine Labaki.

Capharnaüm film review: Lebanon’s Oscar nominee a vivid account of the horrors of modern times

  • Child abuse, human trafficking, extreme poverty and the problems faced by undocumented individuals are the issues tackled in this dark drama
  • A downbeat but important film, it was nominated for best foreign-language film at the 2019 Oscars
Topic |   Asian cinema

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Zain Al Rafeea is a young boy living in extreme poverty in the slums of Beirut in Capharnaüm (category: IIB, Arabic), directed by Nadine Labaki.
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