More than 1.5 million children perished during the Holocaust.

Most of the estimated 130,000 who survived were girls. The majority of boys, their faith revealed by the evidence of circumcision, were not saved.

Sam Harris is believed to be one of the youngest who made it out alive.

Philanthropist and activist Sharon Stone invited Sam to share his story.



Lady Filmmakers Festival

Saturday, September 28, 2018
2:15pm, Program #11

Wilshire Screening Room (Main), 8670 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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In 1947, the 12-year-old boy born as Szlamek Rzeznik sailed with other child refugees to America. Through the Jewish Children's Bureau in Chicago, he was adopted by a loving family and became Samuel R. Harris.

School, career, marriage and fatherhood followed, but Sam never forgot his past. He wrote a book to share his journey, "Sammy: Child Survivor of the Holocaust." He speaks to thousands annually about the atrocities of genocide, honoring the lives of all those who died at the hands of bigotry and hatred.

Sam was an instrumental force in the creation of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, of which he is President Emeritus.

In 2014, Sam was the proud recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.


In sharing your personal testimony as a survivor you have granted future generations the opportunity to experience a personal connection with history. Thank you for your invaluable contribution, your strength and generosity of spirit.
— Steven Spielberg
The Illinois Holocaust Museum is a world-class institution that compels, teaches and guides us to overcome intolerance and indifference...each of us has a role to play in making the world a better place.
— Thomas S. Ricketts, Owner, Chicago Cubs


A Vanguard Production

Sharon Stone

Price Arana
Director/Executive Producer

Adam Rothlein

Michael T. Marlett

Line Producer
C. Fitz

Director of Photography
C. Fitz

Camera Operators
Garrett Benson
Arghael Chatoux
Craig Kohlhoff
Stephanie Lincoln

Michael T. Marlett
Martin Kittappa

Music Supervisor
Adam Rothlein

Digital Imaging Technician
Kyra Dunn

Post Production Supervisor
Adam Rothlein

Post Production Coordinator
Angie Dingman

Production Assistant
Nate Skeen

Title Design
The Press Cabinet, Inc.
Cori Zuckerman Vallone

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