As well as following Saar himself, filmmakers Barak Heymann and Tomer Heymann get a surprising amount of access to his family while he’s not around.
It’s almost surprising they agreed, as they must have known there was a decent chance they wouldn’t come off in a particularly positive light, especially when they’re talking about Saar’s irresponsibility and being pretty unsympathetic to his situation, which just ends up highlighting Saar’s seemingly unfair isolation.
The film producer/director of the film Alexander Bodin Saphir will be our guest for QA.
After the death of his wife and his subsequent descent into alcoholic near-agoraphobia, a crotchety Pakistani intellectual convinces his shady entrepreneur brother to provide work for his son in this multi-layered portrait of the immigrant experience in Great Britain.
This isn’t Saar Moaz’s singular journey, it is a monumental trek undertaken by his entire family.
He also has a rather complicated relationship with his family, who didn’t react well to finding out he was gay, or that he was HIV .
While they have been improved over the years, there are still lots of issues to deal with.
We are pleased to support the development of a culturally diverse community, interested in the arts, willing to support each other to participate and develop the centre and programme.
For example, we have a selection of LGBT orientated films in our programme, to be shown during February.” February with the new documentary Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?