Turning Thirteen

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Turning Thirteen

The film follows the preparations for the Bar Mitzvah of Guy, the director’s younger autistic brother, from the moment his parents decide to have Guy do the ceremony in the synagogue up to the day of the Bar Mitzvah itself. During the course of preparations for this unusual event, the daily and complex reality the family must cope with is revealed, paved with difficulties and humor, and Guy’s unique view of the world is discovered.

Festivals and Awards:

DOC Aviv 2013

Director: Dana Idisis

Producer: Assaf Amir

Production Company: Norma Productions

Cinematographer: Dana Idisis

Editor: Miri Laufer

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Teleivison, AVI CHAI Israel, Gesher Film Fund, YES Doco

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: סרט בר מצווה

The film follows the preparations for the Bar Mitzvah of Guy, the director’s younger autistic brother, from the moment his parents decide to have Guy do the ceremony in the synagogue up to the day of the Bar Mitzvah itself. During the course of preparations for this unusual event, the daily and complex reality the family must cope with is revealed, paved with difficulties and humor, and Guy’s unique view of the world is discovered.

Festivals and Awards:

DOC Aviv 2013

 

Director: Dana Idisis

Producer: Assaf Amir

Production Company: Norma Productions

Cinematographer: Dana Idisis

Editor: Miri Laufer

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Teleivison, AVI CHAI Israel, Gesher Film Fund, YES Doco

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: סרט בר מצווה

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