Columbus to host Premiere of Otterbein Alumnus Independent Film


Sam Jaeger, an Otterbein theatre alumnus from the class of ’99 has decided to premiere his independent film in Columbus. The film “Take Me Home,” was written, directed and produced by Jaeger. “Take Me Home” will be showing at the Arena Grand Theatre in Columbus (175 West Nationwide Blvd) Oct. 21 through Oct. 27. Otterbein students will be admitted for free with their Cardinal Card. Jaeger will conduct Q&A sessions with the audience after each showing during the opening weekend. The film is a romantic comedy that tells the story of Thom and Claire. When Claire jumps in Thom’s beat-up cab in New York, neither realize that they have just begun a journey together of self-discovery that will have them crossing the United States in an effort to find home. In addition to Sam Jaeger, the film also stars: his wife, Amber Jaegar, a Class of 1999 Otterbein theatre alumna; Victor Garber and Lin Shaye. This independent film has received critical acclaim and rave audience reviews at several film festivals across the country. Recently this picture won the “Audience Award” at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and the Boston Film Festival and “Best Music in a Film” at the Nashville Film Festival. Get out an support your Otterbein alumnus! Check out the trailer here;  


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