Heymann Brothers Films

  1. Two pre-teen girls meet through a digital educational project in Israel. Samar's father comes from the Palestinian Occupied Territories. Linor's family was evacuated from a Jewish settlement. Only 67 kilometers apart, yet an idealogical gulf stands between them. What starts as innocent online correspondence continues with face-to-face meetings as an immediate bond is struck. And then reality sets in...

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  2. This bio-doc follows the life of Aviv Geffen, grandson of Moshe Dayan, one of Israel's most famous military army heroes. A controversial singer, whose liberal upbringing and ideals let him to refuse to serve in the Israeli military. Geffen has become a spokeperson for the country's youth, and this film chronicles the rise of his career, his family roots and how he finds inspiration to write music.

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  3. A documentary thriller describing the last days of the Israeli community in Tehran, on the eve of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. The director, whose family was in Tehran at the time, uses rare archive materials to illustrate how thousands of Israelis, who enjoyed unusual affinity with the Shah's regime, wake up one morning to find their paradise vanished.

    At one time Israel and Iran had a mutually prosperous political and economic relationship. Israelis living in Tehran enjoyed great privilege and wealth. Such was the much coveted “friendship of the Middle East”—Iran supplied oil while Israel helped with infrastructure and weapons. It seemed idyllic; but a storm was brewing, the warnings of which were largely ignored. In 1979 that storm erupted. The Islamic Revolution shook the Shah's regime. Suddenly, the Israelis in Tehran were the enemies of the people and existed in fear for their very lives. Director Dan Shadur's family was there at the time. Interviewing many who were forced to flee, as well as using a wealth of news and personal footage shot during these events, he has crafted a riveting and intimate look at the seismic political shift that has formed the Middle East we know today. BEFORE THE REVOLUTION highlights the real story of the cultural tidal wave that hit Iran and the men, women, and children who were caught in its path.

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  4. For the first time in Israel, a group of Arab and Jewish parents decide to establish a conjoint bi-national, bi-lingual school inside an Arab village. The film follows the school's first year and portrays through the personal stories of its characters, how complicated and fragile is the attempt to create an environment of co-existence against the backdrop of the complicated reality around.

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  5. Funny, heartwarming and endlessly entertaining, this documentary follows Tova, the Matchmaker, as she tirelessly strives to find love for everybody else... And so, people flock to her apartment where her husband, housekeeper, and daughter weigh in as she divines matches. Tova, who is paralyzed because of muscular dystrophy, specializes in finding matches for people with disabilities.

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Heymann Brothers Films

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Heymann Brothers Films specializes in long form documentary projects with a social and political orientation, as well as very personal ones. Founded by Tomer Heymann, one of the leading documentary directors in Israel.

In 2003 Barak Heymann, Tomer’s…


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Heymann Brothers Films specializes in long form documentary projects with a social and political orientation, as well as very personal ones. Founded by Tomer Heymann, one of the leading documentary directors in Israel.

In 2003 Barak Heymann, Tomer’s younger brother, joined the company and has since directed and produced an impressive number of documentary films for television and cinema.

More info about screenings, upcoming projects along with contact info available at HeymannFilms.com

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