Film Fest Opening Night: The Samuel Project @ the Dayton Art Institute
4 June 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$9
2018 | 92 min. | Dramedy | English
Inspirational and evocative, The Samuel Project conveys how love of family can make a difference in one’s outlook on life. 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, Eli discovers that his Jewish grandpa, a San Diego dry cleaner, was heroically saved from Nazi capture in Germany by a young woman when he was a boy.
Winner: Audience Award, Bet Narrative Feature @ Los Angeles JFF, Shaloha Award for Outstanding Film @ Honolulu JFF