Fig Trees Trailer

Fig Trees Trailer (2009)

09 February 2009 Factual, Music 100 mins

FIG TREES is a documentary opera about AIDS activists Tim McCaskell of Toronto and Zackie Achmat of Capetown as they fight for access to treatment drugs. Documentary interviews, speeches, press conferences and demonstrations are sampled, taken apart, and set to music, replayed this time as operatic scenes. A surreal fictional narrative is intercut with the stories of their struggles against government and the pharmaceutical industry. In this fictional world, Gertrude Stein decides to write a tragic opera about Tim and Zackie and their saint-like heroism. She kidnaps them, transports them to Niagara Falls, and forces them to sing a series of complicated avant-garde vocal compositions. However, when Zackie ends his treatment strike and starts taking his pills, Gertrude realizes that there will be no more tragedy, and thus, no more opera.

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Cast

Van Abrahams

as Christopher Moraka

Zackie Achmat

as Christopher Moraka

Stephen Chen

as Saint Caesura

Ezra Perlman

as St. Martin

Ashton Williams

as Nkosi Johnson

Denise Williams

as St. Teresa of Avila

David Wall

as Tim McCaskell

Deborah Overes

as Gertrude Stein

Ian Funk, Jesse Nishita

as Virgil Thomson

Mark Hartmeier

as St. Peregrine

Justin Bacchus

as Christopher Moraka

Stephen McClare

as Translator

Jennifer Moore

as Thabo/Manto/Rat

Crew

David Wall

David Wall Musical

Ali Kazimi

Ali Kazimi Director of Photography

Bill Layton

Bill Layton Production Design

Elena Pilar Nanes

Elena Pilar Nanes Production Manager

Damion Nurse

Damion Nurse Production Manager

Matt Greyson

Matt Greyson Visual Effects

International Titles

Feigenbäume Trailer

International Releases Dates

Canada 09 February 2009

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