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Jun 8, 2015 at 8:30 pm

A Day’s Work (Brooklyn Premiere)

Part of the Northside Film Festival.With director David Garcia.

A Day’s Work, David Garcia, 2015, 55 minutes

When a young temporary employee is killed 90 minutes into his first day on the job, his sister searches for answers as an investigation reveals how the $100 billion staffing industry is putting millions of American workers at risk.

Northside Film Festival – Official Selection

Manhattan Film Festival – Official Selection





David Garcia has worked as a director and producer on projects ranging from music videos to political news, commercials to branded content, and documentary films for over a decade. His varied background has led to large-scale projects with Samsung, eBay, Unilever and Converse, among others. For several years, David worked as a director and producer for the advertising / marketing divisions of Edelman, the world’s largest independent public relations firm, and he is an abstract mixed media artist that has shown in NYC galleries.  David lives with his wife, Danielle, and their daughter, Makena, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.



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The Northside Film Festival seeks to give emerging filmmakers a platform to showcase their work to new audiences.  During the Northside DIY Film Competition submission process for short and feature films, cult film jury geniuses choose the work to be screened.  Northside Film takes place during the first three days of the Northside Festival at Nitehawk Cinemas, Videology, the Wythe Hotel and UnionDocs.


Jun 8, 2015
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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Based in one of NYC’s most exciting neighborhoods, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, CoLAB offers a platform for exploring contemporary approaches to the documentary arts and a process for developing an innovative collaborative project.

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