Fig Tree

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The 20th Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival ​​​​​​​

Screening 9:15pm – 10:50pm


Director: Aalam-Warqe Davidian| srael/France/Ethiopia/Germany| 2018 | Drama|Amharic /Hebrew|English subtitles| 93 min

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. This is Director Davidian’s debut film based on her childhood memories of a civil war-torn Ethiopia.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • 2019 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
    Winner – Emerging Filmmaker
    Jury Prize – Aa;am-Warque Davidian (director)
  • 2018 Awards of the Israeli Film Academy- Winner
    Best Cinematography, Best Film, Best screenplay
    Nominee- Best Editing, Best Art Direction
  • 2018 Toronto International Film Festival
    Winner - Euroimages Audentia Award

Supported by The Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong & Macau & The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau

Event Details

Wed 06 Nov 2019
9:15 - 10:50 p.m.

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

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$90 for Asia Society Members/students/seniors; $100 Non-Members
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