Under the fig trees


Among the trees, young women and men working the summer harvest develop new feelings, flirt, try to understand each other, find and flee deeper connections.


Erige Sehiri is a French-Tunisian director and producer. With her own production company, HENIA, she develops Tunisian author driven documentaries distinguished at Visions Du Reel, IDFA, CINEMED…In 2012, My Father’s Facebook, short documentary, in  2018, her breakout feature documentary, Railway Men, remained six weeks in Tunisian theaters. In 2021, she directed her first fiction feature, Under the fig trees, which won several post-production awards at the Venice International Film Festival.