"They didn’t give up on him and he didn’t give up on them,” said Barak Heymann, co-director with his brother Tomer of the touching new documentary Who’s Gonna Love Me Now? which won the Audience Award for the Panorama Section at the Berlin International Film Festival. The movie is now playing throughout Israel.
He was talking about the subject of the film, Saar Maoz, a gay Israeli man living in London, and his nationalist religious family in Israel. Their strained relationship became even more complicated a few years ago when Saar discovered he was HIV positive.