April 12 – 20, 2024

Lemon Tree

Eran Riklis
Israel, Germany, France – 2008, 106′

Salma, a Palestinian widow, has to stand up against her new neighbor, the Israeli Defense Minister, when he moves into his new house opposite her lemon grove, on the green line border between Israel and the West bank. Salma’s legal and personal journey lead her deep into the complex, dark and sometimes funny chaos of the ongoing struggle in the Middle East.

Audience Award – Berlin IFF 2008