The Lemon Tree Foreign Movie (NR) 106 minutes

THE LEMON TREE Foreign Movie – (NR) – Hiam Abbass (The Visitor) won the Israeli Academy Award as Best Actress for her powerful portrayal of a lonely Palestinian widow who tends her family’s West Bank lemon grove. But when the new Israeli Defense Minister and his wife move next door, the government demands that the trees be uprooted. Can two women from opposite sides of the fence find justice in a country and culture divided by intolerance? Ali Suliman, The Kingdom) and Rona Lipaz-Michale co-star in this acclaimed drama based on a true story from writer/director Eran Riklis (The Syrian Bride) that The New York Post calls a stunning performance by Abbass and a daring message from Riklis.