Lemon Tree



Directed by: Eran Riklis

(106 mins) 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. The Israeli security forces are quick to declare that Salma's trees pose a threat to the Minister's safety and issue orders to uproot them. Salma's struggle to save her trees raises the interest of Mira Navon, the Defense minister's wife. Can two women from opposite sides of the fence find justice in a country and culture divided?

In Hebrew with English subtitles.