Sam Now

Two brothers go on a road trip to find their missing mom. But solving the mystery of her disappearance is only the beginning of their story. SAM NOW follows their 25-year quest for answers.

World Premiere at Hot Docs 2022. Winner of 15 Film Festival Awards.

Broadcast premiere on PBS Independent Lens. Streaming on The Criterion Channel.

“Sensitive and surprising… a film whose emotional reality seems to evolve before your eyes…”
– Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times Critic’s Pick






“Remarkable not only for its powerful subject matter and the restrained, intelligent way it examines its key players, but for how it simultaneously reaches the audience and everyone involved in the story… This is one of the year’s best films.”
– Matt Zoller Seitz,

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