The Insult

Director:   Ziad Doueiri
Year:   2017
Language:   Arabic
Time:   112 minutes

The social fabric of Lebanon is torn by multiple ethnic and religious divides. This film explores these divides through a dispute between a Christian homeowner and a Palestinian laborer. The dispute escalates from an insult to an assault and a legal battle in court.

Rated R for language and some violent images.

Post-film discussion led by Dr. Marty Amerikaner.


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