July 11

My Hero Brother



A group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trek through India’s Himalayas accompanied by their siblings. Unresolved dormant conflicts and the complexities of growing up with a Down syndrome child in the family come to the surface, while a heartwarming and special closeness develops as they deal with formidable physical and emotional challenges.

Through this journey, we see a glimpse into the life of those with Down syndrome, as their inspiring natural qualities begin to emerge: wholesomeness, direct and honest emotional expression, and the capacity to feel and communicate unconditional love. The difficult trials and their poignant relationships, set against the richly colorful backdrop of India, open new horizons and greatly deepen our understanding of individuals with special needs and their families.

Click here for information on the My Hero Brother organization.

AWARDS My Hero Brother

Community Partner
Temple Beth El


Temple Beth El is an inclusive Jewish Community, and we have served the Rochester area for over one hundred years. Our inclusion committee was inaugurated in 2014. Since its inception it has helped to facilitate important change throughout the building and the congregation.


Underwritten by
State of Israel Bonds

View Trailer

Tuesday, July 11, 6pm, Little Theatre

Director:Yonatan Nir
Country: India, Israel
Running Time:  77
Year: 2016
Language: Hebrew
Genre: documentary

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