Life According to Sam Wins Peabody Award, Now Available on DVD

Life According to Sam Wins Peabody Award, Now Available on DVD

On the heels of winning an esteemed Peabody Award, Life According to Sam is now available on DVD. Join millions who have seen Sam and his parents (PRF co-founders) Leslie and Scott in this riveting documentary about love, life and hope for children with Progeria. 

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The prestigious Peabody Awards recognize "stories that matter".  Awarded to 30-40 winners annually from more than 1,000 entries, we are thrilled that Life According to Sam was chosen. Its story of love, life and hope for children with Progeria continues to "matter" to more people every day.

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*While PRF does not receive financial support from DVD sales, we are thrilled that awareness of PRF's work will continue to grow with this new viewing opportunity.

It all started with the Sundance Film Festival! Since its premiere in January 2013 at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, Life According to Sam had an amazing run on the festival circuit, captivating audiences across North America.

Awards, Awards and more Awards!

Life According to Sam (LATS) and its Oscar winning Directors Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine racked up awards as well as fantastic reviews – and even made the “short list” for Oscar consideration, a tremendous honor. LATS was chosen as one of the “Best of Fest” at the AFI Docs Festival in Washington, DC, was the Audience Award Winner at the Nantucket, Boston Jewish, Newburyport and Martha’s Vineyard Film Festivals, received the Best Storytelling Award at Nantucket , won Best Feature Documentary at the New Hampshire, Woods Hole and Rhode Island International Film Festivals.  In April 2014, the film also won a Christopher Award, which is presented to filmmakers whose work affirms the highest values of the human spirit.

If you were unable to catch Life According to Sam at a festival or on HBO, it is now available at any time ON DEMANDand by purchasing  the DVD.

Host a LATS Screening: Would you like to share the movie with friends and help support Progeria research at the same time? This is your chance to bring the Red Carpet to your home! Host a LATS Premiere Party at your home, invite friends and family to watch the film with you, and have an informative Q & A afterwards - Contact Michelle at if you’d like more details on hosting a premiere party.

Read about the film reviews, festival fun and more below!

A film promotional image of Sam Berns

See complete interviews here…

Sean Fine and Andrea Nix-Fine

Sundance Programmers, David Courier and Libresco (for segment on Life According to Sam, skip to 1:12:28)

Filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine talk about “Life According to Sam”

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