The Driver Is Red

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Set in Argentina 1960, this true crime documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni as he hunted down one of the highest ranking Nazi war criminals on the run.

Written, directed, drawn, and animated by Randall Christopher, the film was hailed “an artistic triumph” by Kurt Brokaw of The Independent. It has been officially selected to 97 film festivals including the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, along with numerous special screenings at places such as The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and Pixar Animation Studios. It was won 35 awards.

The Driver Is Red world premiered in October 2017 at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.

THE DRIVER IS RED - AWARDS

2018

Gig Harbor Film Festival - (Audience Choice Award)

Nevada City Film Festival - (Best of Fest)

Nevada City Film Festival - (Best Animation)

Sidewalk Film Festival - (Best Documentary Short)

The ShortList produced by The Wrap - (Industry Prize)

HollyShorts - (Best Animation)

HollyShorts - (Best Director)

Rhode Island International Film Festival - (First Prize - Hearts, Minds, Souls award)

Woods Hole Film Festival - (Best Short Documentary)

Indy Shorts - (Audience Award for Best Animated Short)

Galway Film Fleadh - (Best International Short Animation)

Seattle International Film Festival - (Special Jury Mention - Documentary Short)

Seattle International Film Festival - (Special Jury Mention - Animated Short)

Robinson International Short Film Competition - (Gold Prize) 

Washington Jewish Film Festival - (Audience Award for Best Animated Short)

USA Film Festival - (Special Jury Prize)

Montclair Film Festival - (Audience Award Best Short Film)

Phoenix Film Festival (Best Short Film)

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival - (Best Short Film)

Cleveland International Film Festival - (Best Animated Short)

Aspen Shortsfest - (Best Documentary Short)

Aspen Shortsfest - (Audience Award Best Short Film)

Salem Film Festival - (Best Short Film)

Black Maria Film Festival - (Jury’s Choice Award)

Sonoma International Film Festival (Audience Award Best Animated Short)

Miami Film Festival - (Audience Award Best Short Film)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival - (Bruce Corwin Award for Best Animated Short)

Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - (Best Short Film)


2017

Santa Monica International Film Festival - (Best Documentary Short)