A salesman faces the most difficult and important negotiation of his life.

The Samaritans world premiere at SXSW 2015 was publicly lauded and won the Grand Jury Award. The film was also selected for the prestigious Encounters film festival in the UK in addition to airing this fall on PBS. Written and directed by John E. Bryant. Produced by Curtis Pollock. This critically acclaimed film was a YHS Co-Production with John Bryant Films.

John is a filmmaker based out of Austin, TX. He co-wrote, directed, and produced The Overbrook Brothers which played in competition at SXSW in 2009 and was picked up by IFC for distribution. His short films, Oh My God and Momma's Boy have played at hundreds of festivals across the world, including Sundance and Clermont-Ferrand.