Documentary Films

I SHOT MY LOVE

2010
a film by Tomer Heymann

a co-production of Heymann Brothers Film and LICHTBLICK FILM

distributor: W-film Distribution

70 minutes / color / Digi Beta

SYNOPSIS
Seventy years after his grandfather escapes from Nazi Germany to Palestine, Israeli documentary director Tomer Heymann (Paper Dolls) returns to the country of his ancestors, and there meets a man who will change his life.
„I Shot My Love“ tells a personal but universal love story and follows the triangular relationship between Tomer, his German boyfriend, and his intensely Israeli mother.

TEAM
written and directed by: Tomer Heymann
producer: Barak Heymann, Tomer Heymann
co-producer: Carl-Ludwig Rettinger
commissioning editor: WDR/ arte – Sabine Rollberg
DoP: Tomer Heymann
editor: Ido Mochrik
music by: Israel Bright & Eran Weitz
research by: Tali-Shamir Werzberger

AWARDS
Best Film 2010 Award, Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, Poland 2010
Best Documentary and Best Director Award, Madrid GLBT Film Festival,2010
Best Mid-length Award, HotDocs Film Festival, Canada, 2010
Audience Choice Award, Taiwan Documentary Int\'l Film Festival, Taiwan 2010
Best Documentary, Side By Side GLBT Film Festival, Russia 2010
Best Documentary, Official Best of Fest awards, USA 2010
Best Documentary and Best Director, Madrid GLBT Film Festival,Spain 2010
Special Jury Mention, Queer Lisboa GLBT Film Festival, Portugal 2010

FESTIVALS
Dok.Fest München Film Festival, Germany 2010
DokuFest Documentary Film Festival, Kosovo, 2010
Queer Screen Documentary Film Festival, Australia, 2010
Hamburg GLBT Film Festival, Germany 2010
Dok/Fest Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, United Kingdom 2010
TLVFest, Israel 2010
Barcelona GLBT Film Festival, Spain 2010
Corona Cork Film Festival, Ireland 2010
Kassel Documentary Film Festival, Germany 2010
Documentary Edge Festival, New Zealand 2011