My Hero Brother

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2017
  • 78 / 56 min.

My Hero Brother

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2017
  • 78 / 56 min.

Synopsis

A group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trek through the Indian Himalayas, accompanied by their siblings. Unresolved conflicts and the complexities of growing up with a Down syndrome sibling come to surface, as they deal with formidable physical and emotional challenges.

Credits

Director(s)

Yonatan Nir

Producer(s)

Yonatan Nir, Enosh Cassel, Itamar Peleg

Script

Yonatan Nir, Taly Goldenberg

Cinematography

Yoav Kleinman, Yonatan Nir

Editor

Taly Goldenberg

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Sound designer

Aviv Aldema

Produced with the help of

Gesher Foundation, Shalem Foundation

Broadcaster

The Second Authority for TV & Radio, CH 10 (Israel)

Photo credit

Courtesy of production team

  • Audience Award

    Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
    2017
  • Special Mention Award

    Bosifest Film Festival
    2017
  • Best International Director Award

    Doc Edge International Film Festival
    2017
  • Social Awareness Award

    Wasatch Mountain Film Festival
    2017
  • Best Documentary Film Award

    Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    2017
  • Audience Choice Award

    Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    2017

Festival Highlights

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2017

Bosifest Film Festival, Serbia , 2017

Doc Edge International Film Festival, New Zealand , 2017

Palm Beach International Film Festival, USA , 2017

Wasatch Mountain Film Festival, USA , 2017

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA , 2017

Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel , 2016

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