ReelIsraelDC: "Zaytoun"
  • ReelIsraelDC: "Zaytoun"

    Event

    From acclaimed director Eran Riklis (LEMON TREE)
    People's Choice Award Finalist, 2012 Toronto Independent Film Festival

    In 1982, amid the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli pilot Yoni (Stephen Dorff) is shot down over Beirut and is taken prisoner by inhabitants of a Palestinian refugee camp. Among the captors is ten-year-old Fahed, whose father obsessively tends to his prized, but sickly olive tree, refusing to replant it until they return to their ancestral land. Despite his deep-rooted hatred for Yoni, Fahed realizes he can use him to get past the border and into “Palestine” to plant his father’s olive tree. The two embark on a harrowing and dangerous journey – one that tests the very boundaries of humanity. ZAYTOUN is a story of survival, reconciliation and friendship.


    For tickets, please visit http://www.theavalon.org/programs-events/reel-israel-dc/​

    Date & Time:Wednesday, 09.25.2013, 20:00 - 22:00Place:The Avalon Theatre: 5612 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20015
     
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