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Comrade Dov

Goddamned communist. Internal enemy. Privileged Tel Aviv Ashkenazi.
It seems Dov Khenin has been called almost everything during his 13-year tenure as Member of Knesset for the Jewish-Arab party ‘Hadash’.
For years, director Barak Heymann has been following this leading legislator, creating a film that examines the open wounds of contemporary Israeli society: from the forced removal of the residents of Givat Amal to turbulent meetings of the Knesset’s Finance Committee, and down to the violent events at Umm al-Hiran.
Comrade Dov is a surprising, thought-provoking portrait of a unique politician, who refuses to give up even as reality deals him one cruel blow after another.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv International Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2019

Director: Barak Heymann, Co- Director: Uri Levi

Producer: Barak Heymann

Production Company: Heymann Brothers Films

Cinematographer: Uri Levi, Barak Heymann

Editor: Nili Feller

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Yes Docu, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Robert Weil Family Foundation

Distributor: Heymann Brothers Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: החבר דב

Goddamned communist. Internal enemy. Privileged Tel Aviv Ashkenazi.
It seems Dov Khenin has been called almost everything during his 13-year tenure as Member of Knesset for the Jewish-Arab party ‘Hadash’.
For years, director Barak Heymann has been following this leading legislator, creating a film that examines the open wounds of contemporary Israeli society: from the forced removal of the residents of Givat Amal to turbulent meetings of the Knesset’s Finance Committee, and down to the violent events at Umm al-Hiran.
Comrade Dov is a surprising, thought-provoking portrait of a unique politician, who refuses to give up even as reality deals him one cruel blow after another.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv International Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2019

 

Director: Barak Heymann, Co- Director: Uri Levi

Producer: Barak Heymann

Production Company: Heymann Brothers Films

Cinematographer: Uri Levi, Barak Heymann

Editor: Nili Feller

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Yes Docu, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Robert Weil Family Foundation

Distributor: Heymann Brothers Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: החבר דב

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