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NYC: Israeli Film – My Hero Brother
March 5, 2017 @ 8:00 PM
NYC PREMIERE – My Hero Brother, Dir. Yonatan Nir 78 min, Israel,
Documentary: A group of young adults with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trip through the Indian Himalayas accompanied by their typically abled brothers and sisters. Unresolved conflicts and the complexities of growing up with a differently abled siblings come to the surface, while a heartwarming and special closeness develops among the group’s members 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 deepen our understanding of adults with disabilities and their families.