FCAT 2023: Erige Sehiri’s “Under the Fig Trees’ awarded

The jury of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) gave a special mention to the Tunisian co-production "Under the Fig Trees' directed by Erige Sehiri in the official section of the Tarifa African Film Festival (FCAT), which announced the list of winners of its 20th edition (28 April - 6 May 2023) on Saturday evening.

The special mention was awarded "for its excellent representation of community life, relations between different generations, between men and women, between tradition and modernity,' according to a press release from the festival.

Erige Sehiri's film, chosen to open the 20th FCAT, also won the TV5Monde Audience Award for Best Feature Film.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse