UNDER THE FIG TREES

A fiction feature film project by Erige Sehiri

Production :

Akka Films (Switzerland)
Henia Production (Tunisia)
Maneki Films (France)

Melek and her friends work in the fruit orchards during the summer to pay for their studies, prepare for their wedding or help their families. Between the fig trees, under the gaze of older workers and young men, they reveal and project themselves on the threshold of an adult life that will remain forbidden to them.