Fig Tree

Toronto IFF
2018
Audentia Award
TIFF 2018

Fig Tree

A Film by Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian

2018 - France/Ethiopia/Germany/Israel - Drama - 2.39 - 93 min.

with Betalehem Asmamawe & Yohanes Muse

Language: Amharic
Produced by Saar Yogev , Naomi Levari , Felix Eisele & Sandrine Brauer

The sixteen years 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. Davidian’s coming of age film debut film is based on her childhood memories of a civil-war-torn Ethiopia.

Toronto IFF
2018
Audentia Award
TIFF 2018

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