Film screening: Colinsburgh Community Cinema

On Friday 24th January, 7.30pm, Colinsburgh Community Cinema will be presenting a screening of the Palestinian film Lemon Tree. Entry will be £4.

Lemon Tree, starring renowned Palestinian actress Hiam Abbass, tells the story of a Palestinian widow has to stand up against her new neighbour, the Israeli Defence Minister, when he moves into his new house opposite her lemon grove on the green line border between Israel and the West Bank.  The Israeli security forces are quick to declare the lemon trees pose a threat to the Minister’s safety and issue orders to uproot the trees.

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