Aalam-Warqe Davidian

Award winning script writer and director, born in 1979 in Awash, Ethiopia, Aalam-Warqe immigrated to Israel in 1991. She graduated from Sam Spiegel Film & Television School. In 2012 Aalam-Warqe along with Kobi Davidian co-funded Black and White films. In 2016 her short fiction film FACING THE WALL won Best Short Film at the 33rd Jerusalem International Film Festival. As her other short experimental fiction film TRANSITIONS has screened in festivals around the world. Aalam-Warqe’s 2018 debut feature-length drama FIG TREE screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it won the Eurimages Audentia Award for Best Female Director. In 2021 her 83min, documentary WITH NO LAND was screened in Israeli public TV channel and started its festival tour. HONEY TRAP her current documentary is still in production.