Here We Are (2020)

  • New York Jewish Film Festival
  • 1h 32m
  • Israel, Italy
Last Chance to Rent Jan 16, 10:15 AM ET

Opening Film

Join director Nir Bergman on Jan. 14 at 2pm ET for a free talk! Register here.

Set in Israel, Nir Bergman’s warm and moving tale of parental devotion focuses on divorced dad Aharon (Shai Avivi), who has given up his artistic career to look after his autistic son Uri (Noam Imber). They live a quiet life, and as the boy reaches young adulthood, his mother decides that he needs to be placed in a boarding facility more equipped to cater to his needs. Resistant at first, Aharon runs away on a road trip with Uri. But this break from their routine quickly leads to difficulties. With gentle humor, this beautiful film—winner of multiple Ophir Awards, including Best Director—examines the intricacies of love, disability and community, and change.

The New York Jewish Film Festival continues through January 26! Get tickets.


Nir Bergman


Hebrew, English



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