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Dan Wasserman

is working as a journalist and researcher almost for 20 years in Israeli communications media. Three of his theater plays were performed, and was Head writer and creator of the daytime series Deus for teens. Deus won the Israeli TV Academy award for Best Children’s Drama two years in a row.

FILMOGRAPHY

Do You Believe in Love?, 2013.

Do You Believe in Love? (16+)

Israel, 2013, colour, 50 min.
Director: Dan Wasserman
Even though Tova does not believe in love, she has had a remarkable success as a matchmaker. Tova, who is paralyzed because of muscular dystrophy, specializes in finding matches for people with disabilities. Her tough-love approach leads to a unique matchmaking style but her passion for the work and for her clients is undeniable. Funny, heartwarming and endlessly entertaining, this documentary follows Tova over the course of a year and introduces the viewer to her family, inviting us to join in on her pain, humor, love and an enormous lust for life.

AWARDS

Krakow International Film Festival, 2014: SILVER HORN award for the Director of the Best Medium-Length Documentary; BOSIFEST 2014, The Fifth Belgrade International Film Festival for and by People with Disabilities, 2014: Special Mention; Budapest International Documentary Film festival, 2014: Special Mention; CinéDOC, Tbilisi, 2014: Audience Award; International Festival of Ethnological Film, Serbia, 2014: The GRAND-PRIX Award; International Documentary Film Festival Millenium, 2015: Best Message For Human Rights.