Wah Do Dem




Wah Do Dem was co-directed with Sam's childhood friend, Ben Chace. The film premiered at the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival where it won the Jury prize for Best Narrative Feature. The film played at festivals around the world and was distributed by Factory 25. Amy Taubin of Amy Taubin of Art Forum, called it "one of the best debuts of the 21st century".

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Directed, Shot, Edited by Sam Fleischner


"...among the highlights of the BAMcinemaFEST", "astonoshing movie" -
Amy Taubin


"explores the limits of cultural isolation with ramshackle avidity" -
Jeannette Catsoulis


"Impressively directed and nicely observed" -
Matthew Turner


"...cleverly made film with a story that continually moves forward" -
Rich Cline


"...the film generously balances humor and mild suspense" -
Rob Nelson