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Under the Fig Trees
February 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:02 pm
One summer day in a fig orchard in northwest Tunisia, a crew of workers arrive at dawn to begin work on the seasonal harvest. A casual meeting ground where men and women from different generations can interact with less formality than they would in town, the orchard also represents a relic of rural ways of life stuck in the past. The young women are reminded that the small taste of freedom and fun their work provides them with comes with its own limitations.
New Directors Competition – Chicago Int’l. Film Festival (Nominated – 2022),
CineVision Award – Munich Film Festival (Nominated – 2022),
Golden Puffin New Visions – Reykjavik Int’l. Film Festival (Nominated – 2022),
Official Selection – Directors’ Fortnight – Cannes Film Festival,
Official Selection – Toronto Int’l. Film Festival,
Official Selection – Karlovy Vary Film Festival,
Official Selection – BFI London Film Festival,
Official Selection – Philadelphia Film Festival (2022)