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Best Documentary Film Award

2017 Santa Barbara International Film Festival

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Audience Choice Award

2017 Santa Barbara International Film Festival

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Best International Director Award

2017 Doc Edge International Film Festival

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Social Awareness Award

2017 Wasatch Mountain Film Festival

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Audience Award

2018 Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Special Mention Award - BOSIFEST Film Fe

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Special Mention Award

2017 Bosifest Film Festival

My Hero Brother

2016 | 78 minutes | Translation: Hebrew, English, Arabic, Spanish, French, Azerbaijani, Chinese

 

A group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trek through the Indian Himalayas, accompanied by their brothers and sisters.

 

Unresolved conflicts and the complexities of growing up with a Down syndrome child in the family come to surface, while a heart-warming and special closeness develops among the siblings as they deal with formidable physical and emotional challenges.


The difficult trials and poignant relationships, set against the richly colorful backdrop of India, open new horizons and greatly deepen our understanding of special needs people and their families.

"DEEPLY MOVING"

- Economic Times

 

"POWERFUL, INSIGHTFUL, IMPORTANT"

- Sun Sentinal

"EMOTIONAL AND INSPIRING"

- Independent

 

"A TRIBUTE TO THE HUMAN SPIRIT" 

- Santa Monica Mirror