Sat 25 May 2019 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cinemateque - Shprintsak Street 2, Tel Aviv,
World Premiere of “Comrade Dov”
at Docaviv Film Festival
in Tel Aviv, Israel
Sat 25.5 | 20:30 | Cinemateque 3
*with Hebrew & English subtitles*
by Barak Heymann | Documentary | 75 min | Israel | Hebrew & Arabic
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.
Heymann Brothers Films is an independent documentary film and TV production company created by Tomer Heymann and Barak Heymann.