The Invisible Men

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The Invisible Men

‘The Invisible Men’ tells the untold story of persecuted gay Palestinian who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Their stories are told through the film’s heroes: Louie, 32 years old, a gay Palestinian who has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 years; Abdu, 24 years old, who was exposed as gay in Ramallah and then accused of espionage and tortured by Palestinian security forces; Faris, 23 years old, who escaped to Tel Aviv from the West Bank after his family tried to kill him. Their only chance for survival — to seek asylum outside Israel and Palestine and leave their homelands forever behind.

Festivals and Awards:

Full list of festivals and awards; World Premiere at Amnesty International's MoviesThat Matter Festival, The Hague, 2012,  Special Jury Award at DocAviv, Israel, 2012; Outstanding Documentary Feature Award at San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, USA, 2012; Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Canada, 2012; The Rome Gender DocuFilm Fest, Italy, 2012; Oslo Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Norway, 2012; The Fresno Reel Pride festival, USA, 2012; The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, USA, 2012; Filmfest Hamburg, Germany, 2012

Director: Yariv Mozer

Producer: Yariv Mozer, Adam Rosner, Sander Verdonk, Gertjan Langeland, Hila Aviram, Carine Ruszniewski, Roshanak Behesht

Production Company: Mozer Films, Lev Pictures

Cinematographer: Shahar Reznik

Editor: Yasmine Novak

Original Soundtrack: Wouter van Bemmel

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Ikon TV , Yes Doco, Netherlands Film Fund, Eave

Distributor: Journeyman Pictures

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: גברים בלתי נראים

‘The Invisible Men’ tells the untold story of persecuted gay Palestinian who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Their stories are told through the film’s heroes: Louie, 32 years old, a gay Palestinian who has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 years; Abdu, 24 years old, who was exposed as gay in Ramallah and then accused of espionage and tortured by Palestinian security forces; Faris, 23 years old, who escaped to Tel Aviv from the West Bank after his family tried to kill him. Their only chance for survival — to seek asylum outside Israel and Palestine and leave their homelands forever behind.

Festivals and Awards:

Full list of festivals and awards; World Premiere at Amnesty International's MoviesThat Matter Festival, The Hague, 2012,  Special Jury Award at DocAviv, Israel, 2012; Outstanding Documentary Feature Award at San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, USA, 2012; Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Canada, 2012; The Rome Gender DocuFilm Fest, Italy, 2012; Oslo Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Norway, 2012; The Fresno Reel Pride festival, USA, 2012; The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, USA, 2012; Filmfest Hamburg, Germany, 2012

Director: Yariv Mozer

Producer: Yariv Mozer, Adam Rosner, Sander Verdonk, Gertjan Langeland, Hila Aviram, Carine Ruszniewski, Roshanak Behesht

Production Company: Mozer Films, Lev Pictures

Cinematographer: Shahar Reznik

Editor: Yasmine Novak

Original Soundtrack: Wouter van Bemmel

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Ikon TV , Yes Doco, Netherlands Film Fund, Eave

Distributor: Journeyman Pictures

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: גברים בלתי נראים

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