A Day’s Work

European Premiere
Screenings: Friday, June 13, 19:00 and Monday, June 16, 21:00 (SALTY)


Country of Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2007
Duration: 14’33“
Category: Fiction

Director: Rajeev Dassani
Screenplay: Rajeev Dassani, Elan Dassani
Cinematographer: Nicola Marsh
Music: Toby Chu
Producer: Julie Sifuentes, Charles Uy, Micheal Tringe
Cast: Carter Jenkins, Eddie Martinez, Higo Garcia, Leigh Hill, Jack Brand

Synopsis: Alone in Los Angeles, Enrique doesn’t speak a word of English. Forced to work as a day laborer to earn money for loved ones back home, his loyalties are put to the test when a simple job escalates into a matter of life and death.

Festivals & Awards: Kodak Filmmaker Award, Fotokem Grant, Causus Foundation Grant, Film Grant from Clint Eastwood – Dreamworks, James Bridges Direction Award, Barbara Corday Award, Hollywood Foreign Press Association Award, Method Fest Independent Film Festival USA (Best Student Film), Gen Art New York Film Festival USA (Stargazer Award – Luis Chavez- for Best New Talent, Audience Award for Best Short Film), Byron Bay Film Festival Australia (Nominated for Best Short), AFI Dallas International Film Festival USA (Audience Award for Best Short Film), Florida Film Festival USA (Special Jury Prize for Best Ensemble Cast), Vail Film Festival USA (Best Student Film), Sacramento International Film Festival USA, Omaha Film Festival USA, Sedona International Film Festival USA, Beverly Hills Film Festival USA, Phoenix Film Festival USA, San Luis Obispo International Film Festival USA, FirstGlance Film Fest Hollywood USA, Carolina Film and Video USA, Santa Barbara Film Festival USA, Beverly Hills Shorts Film Festval, Gen Art Film Festival USA, Newport Beach Festival USA, WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival USA, Santa Cruz Film Festival USA, Short Shorts Film Festival Japan, Palm Beach International Film Festival USA, Indianapolis International Film Festival USA, Nashville Film Festival USA, Big Island Film Festival Hawaii USA, Fallbrook Film Festival USA, Jackson Hole Film Festival USA, Maryland Film Festival USA

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