On January 23, 2019

Woodstock film series screens ‘ The Insult ’

Saturday, Jan. 26, 3 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.—WOODSTOCK— The ninth annual Woodstock Vermont Film Series at the Billings Farm & Museum will feature the documentary “ The Insult ” on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in HD projection and surround sound, with complimentary refreshments. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

In today’s Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds Tony, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, facing off in court. Ziad Doueiri’s Academy Award-nominated film, “The Insult,” shows the media circus that quickly threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon. And it watches as Tony and Yasser wrestle with values and beliefs that complicate their understandings of one another.

The film garnered a 2018 Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film. It is rated R, and contains subtitles.

Tickets prices are $11 for adults and $6 for children under age 16. BF&M members receive discounted prices. For a complete list of screenings and to purchase tickets, visit billingsfarm.org/filmfest or call 802-457-5303. Billings Farm & Museum is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vermont Route 12.

Photo courtesy Cohen Media Group

Rita Hayek (left) plays the wife of Adel Karamone, one of the men in dispute in the film, “The Insult.”

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