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Do You Believe in Love?

Year
2013
Country
Israel
Duration
50’ ’
Director
Dan Wasserman

Even though Tova does not believe in love, she has had 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. 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 enormous lust for life.

Production and Sales
Heymann Brothers Films, 2 Barzilay street, TelAviv 6511304, Israel, +97235602701, barak@heymannfilms.com, festivals@heymannfilms.com
Awards
2014 – Silver Horn for Best Medium-Length Documentary at Cracow Film Festival
Director
Dan Wasserman

Dan Wasserman has been working as a journalist and researcher for almost 20 years in the Israeli media. Three of his theater plays have been performed, and he was head writer and creator of the daytime series for teens Deus, which won the Israeli TV Academy award for Best Children’s Drama two years in a row.

Filmography

Ha’shadchanit (2013)

XVII INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
20–29
March 2020
Citizenfour
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Citizenfour
Year
2014
Country
USA, Germany
Director
Laura Poitras
Duration
114'
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Point and Shoot
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Point and Shoot
Year
2014
Country
USA
Director
Marshall Curry
Duration
82’
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I Am the People
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I Am the People
Year
2014
Country
France
Director
Anna Roussillon
Duration
110’
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We Come As Friends
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We Come As Friends
Year
2014
Country
France, Austria
Director
Hubert Sauper
Duration
105’
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