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It Kinda Scares Me

Tomer wears two hats as both the manager of a trendy Tel Aviv coffee house and as the youth director for a group of teenagers in the small town of Azur. The film explores Tomer’s personal odyssey over a period of two years as he helps the jaded youth group members navigate moments of estrangement and violence, and eventually helps them stage an original play at the local theatre. The creative process is one of both hurt and healing, as the confusion and chaotic inner world of the kids is revealed through questions of their social and sexual identities. As they open up, so must Tomer.

Festivals and Awards:

Haifa International Film Festival, 2001 - Best Documentary;  Melbourne International Film Festival, 2002 - Best Documentary;  Israel Cinema Academy Award ,2001;   HotDocs Toronto ,2002;  Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Torino ,2002 - First Prize;   Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Los Angeles 2002;  Jewish Cinema Toronto, 2002;  Israfest Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, New York 2002;   Edinburgh Film Festival 2002;   Teipei Taiwan 2002; Boulder Colorado 2002;   Docupolis Barcelona, 2002;  Adelaide Australia ,2003;  Semarang Indonesia ,2003;   Minneapolis 2003 ;  Bangkok 2003;   Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, 2003 ; Pen State University Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, USA 2003

Director: Tomer Heymann

Producer: Hagai Levi, Tomer Heymann

Production Company: Sheleg Productions

Cinematographer: Oren Yakobovich

Editor: Ido Mochrik

Original Soundtrack: Berry Sakharof

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio; Cinema Project of the Rabinovitch Foundation; Local council of Azur. Municipality of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.

Musicians: Berry Sakharof

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: תומר והשרוטים

Tomer wears two hats as both the manager of a trendy Tel Aviv coffee house and as the youth director for a group of teenagers in the small town of Azur. The film explores Tomer’s personal odyssey over a period of two years as he helps the jaded youth group members navigate moments of estrangement and violence, and eventually helps them stage an original play at the local theatre. The creative process is one of both hurt and healing, as the confusion and chaotic inner world of the kids is revealed through questions of their social and sexual identities. As they open up, so must Tomer.

Festivals and Awards:

Haifa International Film Festival, 2001 - Best Documentary;  Melbourne International Film Festival, 2002 - Best Documentary;  Israel Cinema Academy Award ,2001;   HotDocs Toronto ,2002;  Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Torino ,2002 - First Prize;   Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Los Angeles 2002;  Jewish Cinema Toronto, 2002;  Israfest Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, New York 2002;   Edinburgh Film Festival 2002;   Teipei Taiwan 2002; Boulder Colorado 2002;   Docupolis Barcelona, 2002;  Adelaide Australia ,2003;  Semarang Indonesia ,2003;   Minneapolis 2003 ;  Bangkok 2003;   Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, 2003 ; Pen State University Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, USA 2003

 

Director: Tomer Heymann

Producer: Hagai Levi, Tomer Heymann

Production Company: Sheleg Productions

Cinematographer: Oren Yakobovich

Editor: Ido Mochrik

Original Soundtrack: Berry Sakharof

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio; Cinema Project of the Rabinovitch Foundation; Local council of Azur. Municipality of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.

Musicians: Berry Sakharof

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: תומר והשרוטים

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