Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Capernaum (“Chaos”), a new film by Nadine Labaki about the journey of a clever, gutsy 12-year-old boy, Zain, who survives the dangers of the city streets by his wits. He flees his parents and to assert his rights, takes them to court suing them for the “crime” of giving him life.


Awards

Won Best Film - Calgary IFF(Audience Award & Fan Favourite Award), Cannes FF (Prix de la citoyennete - Jury Prize and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury ), Festival international du cinema francophone en Acadie(Prix la Vague), Ghent IFF (Audience Award), Melbourne IFF (People's Choice Award), Mill Valley FF(Audience Award), Montreal Festival of New Cinema (Peace Award), Norwegian IFF(Audience Award), Sao Paulo IFF(Audience Award), St. Louis IFF(Audience Award), Sarajevo FF(Audience Award) | Nominated Best Film - Golden Globes USA, Adelaide Film Festival, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, Indiewire Critics' Poll, Palm Springs IFF (FIPRESCI), Toronto IFF, North Carolina Film Critics Association, Globes de Cristal Awards, Indiewire Critics' Poll, | Won Best Director - Asia Pacific Screen Awards | Won Best Actor - New Mexico Film Critics