Fig Tree

Palm Beach County Premiere

Monday, March 11, 1:00 PM – Cinemark Palace 20
Sponsors: Lori & Tony Fineman

Drama | Israel (2018) | 93 minutes | Amharic and Hebrew with English subtitles

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SYNOPSIS:

16 year old Jewish Mina, is trying to navigate between a surreal routine dictated by the civil war in Ethiopia and her last days of youth with her Christian boyfriend Eli. When she discovers that her family is planning to immigrate to Israel and escape the war, she weaves an alternate plan in order to save Eli. But in times of war, plans tend to go wrong. Marsha's coming of age film debut film is based on her childhood memories of a civil-war-torn Ethiopia.

DIRECTOR: Aalam-Warqe Davidian

AWARDS: Awards of the Israeli Film Academy 2018 - WINNER Best Cinematography - Nominated Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Art Direction - Toronto International Film Festival 2018, WINNER Eurimages Audentia Award