Director: Yonatan Nir
Screening time: 13.04.2017. 17:30
Screening location: Kino Tuškanac
Runtime: 78 min
Awards: Previous Festivals / Awards: Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2017 - Audience Choice Award and Best Documentary Award, Jerusalem Film Festival – Official Selection 2016
My Hero Brother tells the remarkable story of a group of young people with Down syndrome that embark on a demanding trek through the Indian Himalayas, accompanied by their brothers and sisters.
As the siblings deal with formidable physical and emotional challenges, unresolved conflicts come to surface and heart-warming friendships develop. The difficult trails and poignant relationships, set against the richly colorful backdrop of India, open new horizons and greatly deepen the viewer’s understanding of special needs people and their families.