The Insult

  • Friday March 30, 2018 3:45 PM
  • Friday March 30, 2018 6:00 PM
  • Friday March 30, 2018 8:15 PM
  • Saturday March 31, 2018 5:00 PM
  • Sunday April 01, 2018 11:45 AM
  • Sunday April 01, 2018 2:00 PM
  • Sunday April 01, 2018 4:15 PM

The Insult, Lebanon’s official Oscar candidate . . . [delivers an] honest assessment of the never-ending conflict between decency and cruelty that rages in every nation, neighborhood and heart.” A. O. Scott, New York Times.

In today’s Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee facing off in court. As the media circus surrounding the case threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon, the two men reconsider their values and beliefs as revelations of trauma complicate their understanding of one another.

R; 113 minutes; Arabic with English subtitles

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