Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Here We Are

Year: 2020
Language: Hebrew
Run Time: 92 minutes

Here We Are
Here We Are
Here We Are
Here We Are

Aharon and his autistic son Uri have a great routine. They ride their bikes; they watch Charlie Chaplin movies; they eat pasta stars; they feed their fish Yoni, Yaron, and Daniel. Life is good. Aharon, a loving and devoted father, has tried to protect Uri from the harshness of the real world, and he has done well. But now that Uri is an adult, his mother has arranged for him to live in a special home, away from his father. Before they can arrive at the institution, Uri has a complete breakdown at the train station, begging his father not to send him away. Brokenhearted, Aharon makes the split decision to go on the run with Uri rather than surrender him to the court-ordered facility. Incredibly touching and deeply sincere, HERE WE ARE follows Aharon and Uri on their impromptu road trip across Israel, fleeing Uri’s institutionalization. Through their journey, Aharon may come to realize that Uri’s capability for independence is greater than he imagined. (In Hebrew with subtitles) — G.S.

CIFF45 Screenings

CIFF45 Streams On Demand

Thursday, April 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: OH Only
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: Yes

Jewish & Israeli Visions

International Narrative Competition

Nir Bergman

Dana Idisis

Shai Goldman

Ayala Bengad

Principal Cast
Shai Avivi, Noam Imber, Smadar Wolfman, Efrat Ben Zur

Film Contact

Film Sponsors

Strongsville Psychological Services

Community Partners

Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest

Our Lady of the Wayside

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