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The Sign for Love

When El-Ad was small, his mother told him: “Raising you is like raising three kids.” Ever since that moment, he felt guilty for being deaf, and tried extra hard to be like everyone else. He became even more alienated after the tragic death of his mother and the breakdown of his family. El-Ad later started a family of his own, becoming a father through a shared parenting arrangement with his friend Yaeli, who is also deaf, surrounded by their deaf friends. The film is his first-person account of the life he created for himself, and his attempt to show viewers his version of family and parenthood.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv festival, Israel, 2017.

Director: Elad Cohen, Iris Ben Moshe

Producer: Nati Adler

Cinematographer: Iris Ben Moshe, Elad Cohen, Avigail Shperber

Editor: Iris Ben Moshe

Soundtrack Editor: Kobi Vitman

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Channel 8 - HOT

Script: Elad Cohen

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: איך מסמנים אהבה

When El-Ad was small, his mother told him: “Raising you is like raising three kids.” Ever since that moment, he felt guilty for being deaf, and tried extra hard to be like everyone else. He became even more alienated after the tragic death of his mother and the breakdown of his family. El-Ad later started a family of his own, becoming a father through a shared parenting arrangement with his friend Yaeli, who is also deaf, surrounded by their deaf friends. The film is his first-person account of the life he created for himself, and his attempt to show viewers his version of family and parenthood.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv festival, Israel, 2017.

 

Director: Elad Cohen, Iris Ben Moshe

Producer: Nati Adler

Cinematographer: Iris Ben Moshe, Elad Cohen, Avigail Shperber

Editor: Iris Ben Moshe

Soundtrack Editor: Kobi Vitman

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Channel 8 - HOT

Script: Elad Cohen

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: איך מסמנים אהבה

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