Oscars 2019: does Lebanon’s ‘Capharnaum’ have a chance?

The 91st Academy Awards are hours away and we’re excited to watch and see who all the winners will be. In this piece, we focus on the Best Foreign Language Film race to see whether or not Capharnaum has a chance of scoring Lebanon’s first win.… Read More Oscars 2019: does Lebanon’s ‘Capharnaum’ have a chance?

Lebanese Movie Awards 2019 Nominations (Complete List)

Still in its infancy, the Lebanese Movie Awards is a yearly awards ceremony that celebrates the best and brightest of Lebanese cinema, in both their artistic and technical aspects. This year, Capharnaum led with 11 nominations across all the feature film cateogires.… Read More Lebanese Movie Awards 2019 Nominations (Complete List)

Oprah praises ‘Capharnaum’ as Oscar voting closes

Actress, producer, and ex-daytime television queen Oprah Winfrey made a post about Nadine Labaki’s Capharnaum on her Instagram page over the weekend. The Cecil B. Demille Award winner wrote that she couldn’t stop thinking about the movie and its young actors — praising the performances of the film’s lead (Zain Al Rafeea) and now infamous… Read More Oprah praises ‘Capharnaum’ as Oscar voting closes