Movie: My Hero Brother

Tuesday, March 21
7:00pm Film
$12 in advance/$15 at the door
The Emanuel Synagogue

Hebrew with English subtitles, Israel, 2016
77 minutes, Documentary

On the trek of a lifetime, adult siblings, one with Downs Syndrome and one without, travel from Israel to India to hike through the Himalayas. As the hike intensifies, so do the family dynamics, forcing the siblings to confront unresolved feelings and the complexities of growing up as a pair of siblings with one having special needs. This heart-warming film is set against the richly colored scenery of India and will leave you with a deepened understanding of special needs adults and their families.

Anne Broadhurst
Denis Geary
Janet Gochberg
Seth Lapuk
Janice Rothstein

Sponsored by
Friends of Jamie; The Jewish Association for Community Living, Jewish Family Services of Greater Hartford. Venue provided by The Emanuel Synagogue.

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