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20TH edition NOVEMBER 24 TO DECEMBER 2, 2023

The Taste of Apples Is Red (Ta’am al-tufah, ahmar)

Ehab Tarabieh

Israel, Germany

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Director's Biography

For the last decade, Ehab Tarabieh has been in charge of the video department at B’Tselem, documenting human rights violations in Occupied Palestine. His short f ilms have won numerous accolades, including the Best Short Film award at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival for The Forgotten (2012) and a nomination for a European Film Award for Smile and the World Will Smile Back (2015). The documentary Of Land and Bread (2019), his first feature-length film, had its world premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. The Taste of Apples Is Red (2022) is his debut feature-length fiction film.

Fri 18 / 11h00 / Salle des Ministres
Sat 19 / 14h00 / Le Colisée

In the presence of the film crew

In the Druze mountain villages between Syria and Israel, Kamel, a respected sheikh, must make an impossible decision between family and duty when his estranged brother returns to the Golan Heights after forty-seven years in exile.

Director : Ehab Tarabieh
Producer : Sol Goodman, Jonathan Doweck, Viola Fügen, Michael Weber
Screenwriter : Sol Goodman, Ehab Tarabieh
Cinematographer : Yaniv Linton
Production Designer : Rabia Salifiti
Editor : Ori Derdikman
Sound : Yossi Applebaum, Moti Hefetz
Music : Anne de Boysson

Makram J. Khoury, Tarik Kopty, Rula Blal, Hussien Rumiah, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Suheil Haddad

Production Company : Anemos Productions, Match Factory Productions,
Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
International Sales : The Match Factory


Israel, Germany