2021 Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival (virtual) Film Series


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With adoption and surrogacy illegal for gay couples in Israel, Motty and Alon have been forced to look further afield in their quest to have a child. Double Income, Kids chronicles a year in their lives, from the relationship they form - through Skype - with their surrogate in the United States, to the challenges they face – not always spoken, but deeply felt - from their families, to the reality of being sleep-deprived, overwhelmed parents. A story that is both personal and universal, the film deals with discrimination and acceptance, and is, ultimately, a joyful celebration of love and family.  

  • Year
  • Runtime
    94 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    Germany, Israel, United States
  • Rating
    not rated
  • Director
    Hendrik Schäfer