‘Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?,’ a film by gay director Tomer Heymann and his brother Barak exploring gay/queer issues in Israel has won the prestigious AICE $25,000 prize for Best Israeli Feature Film
The AICE Israeli Film Festival has announced the winner of the $25,000 prize for the best Israeli feature film, or documentary. The groundbreaking short, Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?, explores gay/queer issues of identity in the Israeli community.
Produced by The Heymann Brothers, Barak and Tomer Heymann, Who’s Gonna Love Me Now? tells the story of Saar, an openly gay man, and his effort to reconcile his sexuality with his traditional religious Jewish family.
The AICE Israeli Film Festival’s top prize was awarded by a three person jury consisting of, critic Jan Epstein, LA based producer Howard Rosenman, and Artistic Director of the festival, Richard Moore.
The AICE prize isn’t the first award the intrepid short film has won, having recently taken home the 2016 Panorama Audience award at the Berlin Film Festival.