2019 Festival

Fig Tree
Monday, November 4th, 2019 6:30pm

The family of Mina, a 16-year-old Ethiopian Jewish girl is desperately planning to escape the violence of Ethiopia’s civil war by immigrating to Israel. Mina devises an alternate plan to save her Christian boyfriend, Eli. But in times of war, plans often go wrong. Aalam-Warqe Davidian’s coming-of-age debut film, a gripping drama, is based on her frightening childhood memories of war-torn Ethiopia.

Director: Aalam-Warqe Davidian
Year: 2019
Country: Israel
Language: Amharic|Hebrew with English subtitles
Runtime: 93 minutes
Genre: Drama