THE GOLDEN HARVEST

Jordan, Italy, Greece, Palestine, Spain, Israel (2019), 85 min.

Director Alia Yunis

This started as a film about olive oil, it evolved into a story about finding our place in the world with a little bit of help from the keeper of our hearts and secrets, the olive tree.

This story was filmed in Spain, Greece, Italy, Palestine and Israel, with an international crew. Many people volunteered their time and talent, including renowned Lebanese, Iraqi, Greek and Italian musicians. The team includes an Iranian animator, an Indian graphic artist, a Romanian colorist and a Colombian editor who helped the director bring this film into the story it was meant to be.

Festivals and Awards:

  • Best of the Fest — Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival One World, USA (2019)
  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Grece (2019)