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Oprah Winfrey invited Nadine Labaki for lunch

A co-sign for the Oscar nomination
By Helena Saadeh
February 14, 2019

Many awards, international acclaim, Oscar nomination, and what more? Capharnaüm, a film by Lebanese Nadine Labaki, seemed to have reach one of the most loved Hollywood celebrities: Oprah Winfrey! The later praised the movie in an especially dedicated Instagram post. You all know that, but did you actually know that this weekend Oprah invited the Lebanese director and her husband Khaled Mouzannar, producer and producer, to her house is Montecito for lunch?

Not only that, but also Winfrey uploaded a second Instagram post stating: « Look who came for lunch » she also added « director extraordinaire @nadinelabaki and her producer husband Khaled. I love their movie #Capharnaum so much. If you get the chance, see it! »

As Nadine Labaki reposted the picture, she gave us a hint on what could have been their lunch talk. Nadine thanked Oprah and added « My queen Oprah. This moment spent in your home talking about life and the ways to change the world will always be one of those moments Khaled and I will remember forever, » she posted, followed by an invitation to Lebanon!

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