According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, 22 Veterans commit suicide every day. "Sam" is a meditation on that statistic. Based on real events, this short film spans a day in the life of a young Afghanistan War veteran struggling with thoughts of suicide as he tries to reintegrate back into the world as a changed man.

Based on the short story by Juan Garcia

Executive Produced by Juan Garcia
Director of Photography Jozo Zovko
Associate Producer Carlo Javier (Code Noire Co).
Edited by Matt Detisch and Jose Suarez
Color, Graphics & VFX by Matt Detisch
Production Design by Luis Blanco
Production Manager Patrick O'Brien Smith
Sound Mix by Sheena Moriarty
Sound Mixer John C. Adams
Sound Editor Josh Falcon
Original Music by Jon Scott
Addt'l Music by Moby and Ben Kaufman
Assistant Camera Eric Kopecky
Wardrobe Consultant Danielle Lawless
Craft services Sally Lawless
Production Assistants Kristina Conway and Crystal Kim

Genres Drama
Age Group 12+
Directed by Alexis Garcia Rocca (also the writer)
Cast Morgan Roberts, Georgie Flores, Carl Gambino, Terry Walters and Thomas Galasso
Year 2014

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