Directed by Marc Fusco
Hal Linden ('Barney Miller')
and Ryan Ochoa ('Pair of Kings')
Drama / Comedy
Eli (Ryan Ochoa) gets to know his grandfather Samuel (Hal Linden) for the first time when he makes him the subject of an animated art project for school. With dreams of becoming a professional artist, the high school senior discovers that his grandpa, a Jewish dry cleaner, was heroically saved from Nazi capture in Germany by a young woman when he was a boy.
The Samuel Project
Winner, Shaloha Award for Outstanding Film - Honolulu Jewish Film Festival 2019
Winner, Audience Award (Best Narrative Feature) - Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival 2018