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Meet the Filmmaker

Meet the Filmmaker: Joel Freedman

“SAM’S WAR – A GI’s Story” 

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013

Location: NY NATAS, 1375 Broadway (between 37th and 38th Streets), Suite 2103

Reception: 6:00-6:30 PM ~ Program: 6:30-8:00 PM


*Free to NY NATAS Members!

$15 for those without current NY NATAS membership.


Produced & Moderated by Sumner Jules Glimcher.




Sam Brody - (92) WWII Veteran, Bronze Star, Purple Heart


"The most revealing, deeply personal account of WWII I have yet seen on film. At 92, Samy Brody is  national treasure!" - Major Sharad Samy, U.S. Army Ret.

"The film is a terrific testament to Sam and all our fighting men. Well done!" - Bruce Joel Rubin - Academy Award Winning Writer - "GHOST"

"A revealing personal account of a GI's death-defying wartime experiences as an American Jew fighting the Nazis." - The Stamford Advocate

"Terrific! Very Human. Heartfelt. Amazing. This is a part of the history of our country. Everybody should see this. Our veterans should not fade away." - Tommy Giorgi, Vietname, The Silver Star, 2 Purple Hearts

"A five star work! Sam puts WWII in your face like never before. His 'joie-de-vivre' and wit, despite near-death experiences, inspires all viewers. A 'must-see' film." - Sumner Jules Glimcher, WWII DAV, Purple Heart

JOEL L. FREEDMAN, award-winning filmmaker, has produced and/or directed many films, including: BROKEN TREATY AT BATTLE MOUNTAIN and TO PROTECT MOTHER EARTH, each narrated by Robert Redford, BRAINSTORM with Natalie Wood & Christopher Walken, EVEN IF A HUNDRED OGRES - with Joanne Woodward, the classic anti-drug film SKEZAG and more.

Space is limited. You must RSVP to to reserve a seat. Please write "Sam's War" in the subject box.



Organizer NY NATAS


Thu, Sept. 12, 2013
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern


1375 Broadway
New York, NY 10018