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Saar is a 40 year-old Israeli Jew living in London.He grew up on an Orthodox kibbutz in Israel and became an IDF paratrooper.   After coming out to his family he moved away, using geographic distance to ensure emotional safety.. When, years later, Saar learns that he is HIV positive, he is driven to reconnect – both with his homeland and his family, struggling between needing his family’s love and resenting their fears and prejudices. As he grapples with the choice of whether or not to move back to Israel, Saar finds comfort with the London Gay Men’s Chorus, who provides the film’s glorious soundtrack.

Prior to the screening, enjoy a performance by the Portland Gay Mens Choir.

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“Everyone will be able to identify with Saar and his family…entertaining and powerful.” – The Jerusalem Post

film details

Documentary / Dir: Barak Heymann & Tomer Heymann / 2016 Israel / Hebrew, English w/ English subtitles

festivals

Panorama Audience Award Berlinale Film Festival 2016, Pink Apple Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Switzerland 2016, BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival 2016, Frameline-San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival 2016. New York Jewish Film Festival 2017

Location

CTN Studio Portland

516 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101

Showtime

Thursday, March 23, 6:00pm

Genre

Documentary

Running Time

86 minutes