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Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki fell short on taking home an Oscar for her film 'Capernaum', but critics say the nomination put Lebanese cinema on the international stage.

Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum was nominated on Tuesday for the Foreign Language Oscar.

Lebanese police 'chase Syrian child refugee to his death'

Karim Traboulsi

Lebanese police 'chase Syrian child refugee to his death'

A Beirut police patrol chased a Syrian child refugee who fell to his death, his family and activists have claimed, while the police denied any wrong-doing.

Celebrated Lebanese film <em>Capernaum</em> shortlisted for foreign language Oscar

The New Arab

Celebrated Lebanese film Capernaum shortlisted for foreign language Oscar

Nadine Labaki's film about a young Syrian refugee in a Lebanese slum is in the running for another prestigious prize.

Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki wins prestigious Cannes prize

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki wins prestigious Cannes prize

Film buffs are also predicting "Capernaum" will be a top contender for Best Foreign Film at this year's Oscars.

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