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November 14, 2018,   8:40 PM

ON THE RED CARPET: ARAB FILMS THAT WON AT CANNES

Samuel Wendel

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on the red carpet
At the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Lebanon’s Nadine Labaki took home the Jury Prize—one of the festival’s top awards—for her film Capharnaüm, which she wrote and directed. She’s the latest in a long line of Arab filmmakers to snag an award at the prestigious film festival. Here are a couple other notable winners through the years:

 

Capharnaüm 2018

Award: Jury Prize

Director: Nadine Labaki

Country: Lebanon

 

Waves ’98  2015

Award: Palme d’Or - Short Film

Director: Ely Dagher

Country: Lebanon

 

Omar  2013 

Award: Jury Prize

Director: Hany Abu-Assad

Country: Palestine

 

Divine Intervention  2002

Award: Jury Prize

Director: Elia Suleiman

Country: Palestine

 

Out of Life  1991

Award: Jury Prize

Director: Maroun Baghdadi

Country: Lebanon

 

Chronicle of the Years of Fire  1975

Award: Palme d’Or

Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina

Country: Algeria



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