© Daniel Miller

Fig Tree / Etz Teena/ Le Figuier

  • Fig Tree / Der Feigenbaum (Working title)
Feature Film | 2017-2018 | Coming of Age, Drama, Love | France, Germany, Israel

Shooting data

Start of shooting10.04.2017
End of shooting21.05.2017
Number of shooting days30
LocationsAddis Abeba & Umland, Äthiopien


  • [en] Official Trailer with english subs - Films Boutique

Brief synopsis

14 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.

Quelle: http://bsheepfilms.com


Camera Departmentdirector of photographyDaniel Miller
Director's DepartmentdirectorAäläm-Wärqe Davidian
Director's Department1st assistant director Yotam Ishay1st AD
EditingeditorArik Lahav Leibovitz
Makeup Departmentmakeup artist / hair stylist Nicole DurovicHoD/ hair & make-up design
ProducerproducerSaar Yogev
ProducerproducerNaomi Levari
Producerco-producerSandrine Brauer
Producerco-producer Felix Eisele
Production Designproduction designerDanny Avshalom
Production Mgt.line producer Jakob NeuhäusserGermany
ScreenplayscreenwriterAäläm-Wärqe Davidian
Sound Post Productionsound re-recording mixer Adrian Baumeister
Sound Post Productiondialogue editor Simeon Pabst

Distributing companies

Films Boutique [de]Weltvertrieb


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian2018Tiff Toronto Int. Film Festival [ca]DiscoveryNominated
Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian2018Eurimages Audentia Award [eu]Winner
Daniel Miller2018Haifa Int. Film Festival [il]Anat Pirchi Award for CinematographyWinner