Awards & Festivals

Larry with Colin Powell. Larry receiving the Caring Award

Larry at the Academy Awards with Alice Elliott and COB editor, Melissa Hacker


Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
Best Documentary Short 2003

The Black Maria Festival
Directors Choice Award 2003
Third Prize 2003

Jewish Image Award
Documentary Film 2003

Finalist in Special People 2003

TASH Image Award
Documentary Film 2003

Aspen Short Film Festival
Best Documentary 2002
Audience Award 2002
The Horizon Award 2002

Council on Foundations
Henry Hampton Award 2002

USA Film Festival
The Family Award 2002

Heartland Festival
Henry Hampton Award 2002

Ojai Film Festival
Theme Award 2002

Silver Street Film and Video Festival
Best Documentary 2002

Big Bear Lake Film Festival
Jury Prize for Best Documentary 2002


2010 Gero-Ed Film Festival, Alexandria, VA
2008 Sprout Touring Film Festival, Yakima, WA
2007 Sprout Touring Film Festival, New York NY
2006 World Community Film Festival, Courtenay, BC, Canada
2005 Brazil International Disability Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005 Colorado Springs Hadassah Film Festival, Colorado Springs, CO
2005 Mexico Jewish Film Festival, Mexico City, Mexico
2005 Paste Film Festival, Decatur, GA
2005 Picture This Film Festival, Calgary, AB, Canada
2004 Abilities Festival International Disability Film Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada
2004 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Big Sky, MT
2004 Hartland Jewish Film Festival
2004 Jewish Eye, World Jewish Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel
2004 Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival, Detroit, MI
2004 Maine Jewish Film Festival, Portland, ME
2004 Mumbai International Film Festival, Mumbai, India
2004 One World Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2004 Rochester Jewish Film Festival, New York, NY
2004 Rockland Jewish Festival, New York, NY
2004 San Diego Jewish Film Festival, San Diego, CA
2004 Sid Jacobson JCC Film Festival, East Hills, NY
2004 Silver Lake Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Sprout Film Festival, New York, NY
2004 Susan Himmelman Shapiro Twin Cities Festival of Jewish Film, Minneapolis, MN
2003 Ashland Independent Film Festival, Ashland, OR
2003 Barcelona Jewish Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain
2003 Berlin Jewish Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
2003 Black Maria Film Festival, Jersey City, NJ
2003 Chicago International Documentary Festival, Chicago, IL
2003 Durango Independent Film Festival, Durango, CO
2003 Empire Film Festival, NY
2003 Mill Valley Film Festival, Mill Valley, CA
2003 New Orleans Film Festival, New Orleans, LA
2003 North Carolina Jewish Film Festival, North Carolina
2003 One World Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
2003 Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, Palm Beach, FL
2003 Pensacola Film Festival, Pensacola, FL
2003 Seattle Jewish Film Festival, Seattle, OR
2003 St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, MO
2002 Arizona International Film Festival, Tuscon, AZ
2002 Atlanta Film & Video, Atlanta, GA
2002 Athens International Film & Video Festival, Athens, OH
2002 Aspen Shortsfest, Aspen, CO
2002 Big Bear Lake International Film Festival, Big Bear Lake, CA
2002 Boston Jewish Film Festival, Boston, MA
2002 Director’s View, Stamford, CT
2002 Florida Film Festival, Maitland, FL
2002 Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis, IN
2002 Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, NY
2002 Nashville Jewish Film Festival, Nashville, TN
2002 New Jersey Film Festival, New Brunswick, NJ
2002 Newport Beach Film Festival, Newport Beach, CA
2002 Ojai Film Festival, Ojai, CA
2002 One World Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia
2002 San Diego Film Society, San Diego, CA
2002 Silver Street International Film Festival,  WI
2002 USA Film Festival, Dallas, TX