Director Tomer Heymann in Conversation


November 24, 2019 / 16:45

Pera Film presents a retrospective selection of the films of Tomer Heymann, a documentary producer and director whose films focus exclusively on the human in their search for truth. The program Chosen Families: Tomer Heymann focuses on the director’s six documentary films that explore with an honest and sensitive perspective the concept of family, the ones we are born in and the ones we choose, and the feelings that arise from being together.

The screening to be held at 24 November will be followed by a talk with Tomer Heymann, moderated by film critic Nil Kural.

The talk will be in English with simultaneous Turkish translation. Free admissions. Limited space, drop in, no reservations.

About Tommer Heymann
Tomer Heymann was born in Kfar Yedidia in Israel in 1970 and has directed many documentary films and series in the past twenty years. His films have been theatrically released around the world, won major awards at different prestigious film festivals including his first film It Kinda Scares Me, making him one of Israel’s most prominent documentary film directors. Tomer Heymann teaches at several film schools in Israel and is currently engaged in several ongoing projects.

About Nil Kural
Nil Kural is Turkish film critic and editor. She lives in Istanbul and writes for Milliyet Daily Newspaper and is the film editor of Milliyet Sanat Art Magazine for the 11 years. She has been a FIPRESCI jury member in festivals including Vienna, Karlovy Vary, Venice and Locarno. She also works as an advisor for İstanbul Film Festival.

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