22 2021

The 10th Beckerman Jewish Film Series: The Samuel Project

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JCC Parking Lot 360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Contact Lindsey Barger

Register in advance. Join us for an outdoor movie on the JCC property! Bring your chairs and blankets and we will provide a snack box for each member of your family!

The comedic drama The Samuel Project is about a teenager who gets to know his grandfather Samuel for the first time when he makes him the subject of a senior year animated art project. With dreams of becoming a professional artist, the teen 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. After hesitating, Samuel agrees to tell his story for the project—a story he hasn’t told in over 75 years. In the end, Eli’s project makes the finals in a countywide art showcase where he unveils his animated ‘Samuel Project’ with the help of his unlikely friend Kasim, an electric guitar-wielding school misfit. And after decades, three generations of Eli’s family finally connect with one another.

*Join us at 7 PM to get a spot and snacks. Film will begin at 7:30 PM.

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