Do you believe in Love?
A film by Dan Wasserman and Barak Heymann
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Heymann Brothers Films
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Tel-Aviv 65113

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Heymann Brothers Films has been operating for over a decade and specializes in long term documentary projects with a social and political orientation, as well as very personal ones. The company was founded by Tomer Heymann, one of the leading documentary directors in Israel.Tomer & Barak In
2001 he created “It Kinda Scares Me” which won the Academy Award in Israel, and other awards in Torino, Milan, New York, Taipei and Melbourne.

In 2003 his film "Aviv - Fucked Up Generation" came out commercially and brought a vast amount of viewers to the cinemas, as it correspondingly participated in many festivals worldwide.

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Barak Heymann joined the "Heymann Brothers Films" company in 2003 and has since directed and produced several documentary films and series. “Heymann Brothers Films” is an independent Israeli company dedicated to the release of documentaries on the social aspect of the Israeli/Jewish culture.

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Tomer Heymann was born in Kfar Yedidia in Israel in 1970 and has directed many documentary films and series in the past ten years, most of them long-term follow-ups and personal documentations. His films won major awards at different prestigious film festivals including his first film “It Kinda Scares Me”. “Paper Dolls” won three awards at the 2006 Berlin Film Festival and the audience’s award at the Los Angeles Festival. The film and TV series "Bridge over the Wadi”, co-produced with the American ITVS, won the Israeli Documentary Film competition, participated in IDFA Festival's prestigious competition and won many awards around the world. Tomer's new 8-part series "The Way Home" was recently broadcasted by the Yes Doco Channel in Israel and won the best documentary series award at the 2009 Jerusalem International Film Festival. 


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Even though Tova does not believe in love, she has had a remarkable success as a matchmaker. 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. Her tough-love approach leads to a unique matchmaking style but her passion for the work and for her clients is undeniable.

Funny, heartwarming and endlessly entertaining, this documentary follows Tova over the course of a year and introduces the viewer to her family, inviting us to join in on her pain, humor, love and an enormous lust for life.

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International Documentary Film Festival Flahertiana, Russia 2015 (external link)
Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham 2015 (external link)
Seret - London Israeli Film & Television Festival, UK 2015 (external link)
Reno Tahoe International Film Festival, USA 2015 Global Visions Film Festival, Edmonton, Canada 2015 (external link)
Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC in New Jersey, USA 2015 (external link)
Sebastopol Documentary Festival 2015 (external link)
Millenium International Documentary Film Festival , Brussels 2015

Dan Wasserman, the films' director, will attend the screening to hold a Q&A session.

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NUS Arts Festival, Singapore 2015 (external link)
The New York Sepharadic film festival , USA 2015 The East Bay Jewish Film Festival, USA 2015 (external link)
Richmond International Film Festival 2015 (external link)
2015 Brooklyn Israel Film Festival, USA 2015 (external link)
Other Film Festival, Australia 2014 (external link)
DocSDF film festival, Mexico 2014 (external link)
ReelAbilities Film Festival, New Jersey 2014 (external link)
Salt Lake City Jewish Film Festival, USA 2014 (external link)
The Minsk International Film Festival - Listapad ת Minske 2014 (external link)
The Jewish International Film Festival ,Sydney and Melbourne, Australia 2014 (external link)
Los Angeles Israeli Film Festival, Los Angeles , CA, USA 2014 (external link)
International Festival of Ethnological Film, Belgrad, Serbia 2014 (external link)
The Eurient Association in Leipzig- "Musalsal", Leiptzig , Germany 2014 (external link)
CinéDOC - Tbilisi,Tbilisi, Georgia 2014

Film's producer, Barak Heymann will attend the screenings and hold a Q&A session.

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Chagrin Documentary Film Festival, Chagrin Falls, OH, USA 2014 (external link)
Budapest International Documentary Festival, Hungary 2014

Dani Wasserman, the film's director will attend the screening to hold a Q&A session. 

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Newburyport Documentary Film Festival, US 2014 (external link)
EBS International Documentary Film Festival, South Korea 2014 (external link)
Rhode Island International Film Festival ,US, Astoria NY 2014 (external link)
BOSIFEST - Belgrade Int'l Film Festival for & by people with disabilities, Belgrade, Serbia 2014 Krakow International Film Festival, Poland 2014

Dan Wasserman, the film's director, will attend the screening to hold a Q&A session


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BAFICI - Buenos Aires Film Festival of Independent Cinema , Argeintina 2014 Maine Jewish Film Festival, USA 2014 Reel Abilities - New York Disabilities Film Festival,USA 2014 Santa Barbara International Film Festival,Santa Barbara,USA 2014 DOK Leipzig Film Festival, Germany 2013

Barak Heymann, the film's producer, will be available for an audience Q&A after the screenings. 

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Shekel Reframing Reality Film Festival, Israel 2013 (external link)
Haifa International Film Festival, Israel 2013
Director:  Dan Wasserman
Producer:  Barak Heymann
Cinematographers:  Gonen Glazer, Daniel Miran
Editor:  Ron Goldman
Artistic consultant:  Tali Shamir-Werzberger
Music:  Eli Soorani
Sound Design:  Gil Toren

The film was produced for The Second Authority for TV and Radio and was funded by Makor Foundation for Israeli Films.