Apples from the Desert

Rebecca Abarbanel lives in Jerusalem, where she is the only daughter in a Orthodox Jewish family. Unhappy with her life, Rebecca becomes interested in the secular world. one day, she runs away with a young man to a kibbutz in the desert in a powerful coming-of-age tale.

Movie Review: Apples from the Desert

by Ruchi Koval.
“In general, I think the movie was exquisitely done. The actors were fabulous …”

‘Apples from the Desert’ a peach of a movie

By Sheryl Rowling
“Aside from occasional fuzzy camera focusing, this understated drama is a gem!”


Karen Schneider Jewish Film Festival of Flint

(Israel 2015; 96 minutes  ) not rated, subtitled
Type:  Drama
Matti Harari
Director:  Arik Lubetzky
Where: Flint Institute of Art
When:  May 17, 2016 Sunday
Time:    7:00 PM
Cost:     $5.00

* Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2105 Audience Award for Best Narrative
* Awards of the Israeli Film Academy 2014 nominations
* Best Costume Design
* Best Supporting Actress
* Best Supporting Actor