Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

The sixteen year old Jewish Mina, is trying to navigate between a surreal routine dictated by the civil war in Ethiopia in her last days of youth with her Christian boyfriend Eli. When she discovers that her family is planning to immigrate to Israel and escape the war, she weaves an alternate plan in order to save Eli. But in times of war, plans tend to go wrong. A coming of age film based on childhood memories of Mina in a civil-war-torn Ethiopia.


Awards

Won Best Film – Toronto IFF (Eurimages Audentia Award) | Nominated Best Film – Haifa IFF | Won Best Cinematographer- Awards of the Israeli Film Academy(Israeli Film Competition Award), Haifa FF | Won Best Female Director - Toronto IFF (Audentia Award)