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Penn State Film Series – Capernaum (Lebanon)
November 12, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The third film in this year’s Global Oscar Film Series is the Lebanonese movie “Capernaum”. Hope you and/or your students can join us Tuesday, November 12, 6:15 pm in Luerssen 005.
After running away from his poverty-stricken life in the slums of Beirut, 12-year-old Zain travels to a coastal town where he meets Ethiopian immigrant Rahil and her toddler son Yonas. Rahil takes Zain in and he becomes Yonas’s babysitter, but Zain’s life is again upended when Rahil disappears, prompting him to take desperate measures.