The Insult by Ziad Doueiri clinched its first international award as Kamel el Basha, who plays the Palestinian refugee (Yasser), won Best Actor Award – Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup) at the Venice 2017 festival.

“The Insult” is expected to be Lebanon’s entry for the 2018 Oscars.

The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro won Golden Lion for Best Film. Check out the rest of the awards [here].