The Samaritan
Christian Film Festival Award Winner

 

Title: The Samaritan

 

Creator: Kevin McAfree

 

Genre: Feature Film

 

Length: 1:24

 

Description: This movie tells the true story of Eddie Roush, a maverick Texas lawyer, who stepped in to help rescue a Romanian family from a communist country in 1985.

 

CFF Awards for the Movie: Best Feature Film (Kevin McAfee), Best Director (Kevin McAfee), Best Producer (Scott Buzell, Lynn McAfee, Patrick Ingram, Dave Hanon, Dirk Kessler, Heather Olive, Kevin McAfee), Best Writer (Allison Erkelin, Miles Hanon, Kevin McAfee, Oliver North, Edward Roush), Best Actor (Dirk Kessler – Eddie Roush and Rich Crawford - Paul Firica), Best Actress (Adrianna English – Gabriella Firica), Best Actor Supporting (Scott Cormack – Romanian Airport Security, Stan Olive – Securitate Enforcer, Dalton Olive – Romanian Prisoner, Reese Morrison – Securitate Prison Guard, Cipri Simut – Romanian Watch Guard, Kevin McAfee – Securitate Boss, Collin Watts – Hotel Porter/Securitate Enforcer), Best Actress Supporting (Cathy Roush – Herself, Lorelei English – Airport Passenger, Heather Olive – Airport Passenger), Best Actress Teen (Marilee Wilson – Romanian Girl at Door), Best Narrator (Larry Davis), Best Cast (For The Entire Cast including Lord David Alton - British Parliament House of Lords (Interviews), Dr. Paul Negruts - Emmanuel Baptist University, Oradea (Interviews), Cathy Roush (Interviews), US Congressman Chris Smith (Interviews), US Congressman Tony Hall (Interviews), US Congressman Frank Wolfe (Interviews), Iona Firica (Interviews), Gabriela Firica (Interviews), Violetta Firica (Interviews), US Ambassador for Romania David Funderburk (Interviews), Laslo Tokes - European Parliament Member (Interviews), Ruthann Snell – Central Intelligence Agency (Interviews), Cornelia Mueller – Romanian Defector (Interviews), Paul Firica – Romanian Defector (Interviews), Jonas Antal – Office of Lazlo Tokes (Interviews), Pastor Tom Wilson (Interviews), Dirk Kessler (Eddie Roush), Rich Crawford (Paul Frica), Adrianna English (Gabriella Frica), Scott Cormack (Romanian Airport Security), Stan Olive (Securitate Enforcer), Dalton Olive (Romanian Prisoner), Reese Morrison (Securitate Prison Guard), Cipri Simut (Romanian Watch Guard), Kevin McAfee (Securitate Boss), Collin Watts (Hotel Porter/Securitate Enforcer), Cathy Roush (Herself)f, Lorelei English (Airport Passenger), Heather Olive (Airport Passenger), Marilee Wilson (Romanian Girl at Door), Larry Davis (Narrator), Edward Roush (Interviews), CFF Good Samaritan Award (Edward Roush for sacrificing for others), Best Director Fan Favorite (Kevin McAfee), Best Producer Fan Favorite (Scott Buzell, Lynn McAfee, Patrick Ingram, Dave Hanon, Dirk Kessler, Heather Olive, Kevin McAfee), and Best Actress Teen Fan Favorite (Marilee Wilson – Romanian Girl at Door)! 

 

CFF Awards for the Soundtrack:  Best Soundtrack (Mark Johnson, LG Hamilton, David Hanon, Hamilton House Recording), Best Song ‘The Samaritan’ (Kevin McAfee, Mark Johnson), Best Soundtrack Fan Favorite (Mark Johnson, LG Hamilton, David Hanon, Hamilton House Recording), and Best Song Fan Favorite ‘The Samaritan’ (Kevin McAfee, Mark Johnson)!

 

COLFF Awards: TBD

 

Other Awards: Hollywood Humanitarian Voice Awards Winner, Hollywood, CA 
United States; Dove Award Winner, Nashville, TN, United States

 

Credits:

Kevin McAfee (Director, Writer, Co-Producer, Key Cast – Securitate Boss)

Allison Erkelen (Writer)

Miles Hanon (Writer, Editor, Co-Producer, Director of Photography)

Lt. Colonel Oliver North – Liaison to the President (THE SAMARITAN book writer, Interviews)

Edward Roush – Maverick Texas Lawyer (THE SAMARITAN book writer, Key Cast, Interviews)

Scott Buzzell Executive Producer)

Lynn McAfee Executive Producer)

Patrick Ingram (Executive Producer)

Dave Hanon (Executive Producer, Casting)

Dirk Kessler (Key Cast, Associate Producer)

Heather Olive (Associate Producer)

Scott Cormack (Key Cast - Romanian Airport Security)

Stan Olive (Key Cast - Securitate Enforcer)

Dalton Olive (Key Cast - Romanian Prisoner)

Reece Morrison (Key Cast - Securitate Prison Guard

Lorelei English (Key Cast)

Adrianna English (Key Cast)

Heather Olive (Key Cast)

Cipri Simut (Key Cast - Romanian Watch Guard)

Marilee Wilson (Key Cast - Romanian Girl at Door)

Collin Watts (Key Cast - Hotel Porter/Securitate Enforcer)

Larry Davis (Key Cast - Narration voice characterization)

Lord David Alton - British Parliament House of Lords (Interviews)

Dr. Paul Negruts - Emmanuel Baptist University, Oradea (Interviews)

Cathy Roush (Interviews)

US Congressman Chris Smith (Interviews)

US Congressman Tony Hall (Interviews)

US Congressman Frank Wolfe (Interviews)

Iona Firica (Interviews)

Gabriela Firica (Interviews)

Violetta Firica (Interviews)

US Ambassador for Romania David Funderburk (Interviews)

Laslo Tokes - European Parliament Member (Interviews)

Ruthann Snell – Central Intelligence Agency (Interviews)

Cornelia Mueller – Romanian Defector (Interviews)

Paul Firica – Romanian Defector (Interviews)

Jonas Antal – Office of Lazlo Tokes (Interviews)

Pastor Tom Wilson (Interviews)

Randy Roush – Oklahoma City (Location Coordinators)

Chris Zarpas – Washington D.C. (Location Coordinators)

Dr. Paul Negruts – Oradea, Romania (Location Coordinators)

Cipri Simut – Bucharest, Translylvania (Location Coordinators)

Mark D Johnson - Composer and Conductor (Original Music Score)

Jason Moore (Recording Engineers)

LG Hamilton (Recording Engineers)

Jason Moore Music and Sound (Mixing Studio

Don V, Stephens III (Post Sound Engineers)

David Hanon (Post Sound Engineers)

Story Front Inc. (Post Production Services)

Toy Gun Films (Post Production Services)

Don V. Stephens III (Post Production Services)

Veritas Mission Films (Post Production Services)

David Barrow (Propmaster)

Ron Diianni (Art Advisor)

Hamilton House Recording, Oklahoma City (Music Recording Facility)

James Randolph Smith (Intellectual Properties)

Rick Denker - Denker Butler (General Counsel)

Lisa S Johnson (Information Technology)

Lynn McAfee (Information Technology)

Israel & Elizabeth Hanna (Film Chaplains)

John Dickey (Film Chaplains)

Mark D Johnson (Music Supervisors)

Stephanie Musser (Music Supervisors)

Julie Spencer (Assistant to Kevin McAfee)

Peace - by Michael McDonald (Closing Song)

"The Samaritan Theme Song" by Mark Johnson & Kevin McAfee Veritas Music Group Copyright 2009 (Original Music)

“Peace” by Michael McDonald (Chonin Records) Beth Nielsen Chapman (BNC Songs) Michael H. McDonald (Genevieve Music) Razor & Tie Music Label Copyright 2009 from “This Christmas”

 

Award Poster for both the Movie and the Soundtrack: