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THE DAILY GRIND

Tuesday, Oct 2nd, 2007 - 7:00 PM

Goethe-Institut

Cost: $7

Much of our daily lives are spent making a living. Although many would deny that we are defined by our jobs, the films in this program reveal how the way we act in a professional environment can expose the nature of who we are.

Filmmaker in attendance

*We're raffling off TWO gift subscriptions to Giant Robot at this screening!

TechFellas

Directed by Eric Espejo

Running Time: 18 minutes
Year: 2006
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

Website: http://www.19thandwilson.com

TechFellas is a spoof of the popular movie Goodfellas that applies certain scenes from the movie to an I.T. Department in an office environment


Donuts at Night

Directed by David Macasaet

Running Time: 14 minutes
Year: 2005
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

Website: http://www.davidmacasaet.com

Donuts at Night is a non-sequitur look at an ordinary life. Night-baker, Frank Brown, explores sugar, dough, and the pursuit of dreams.


Calcutta Calling

Directed by Andre Hormann

Running Time: 17 minutes
Year: 2006
Documentary
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Meet Vikeeh, one of many bright, ambitious members of India's booming outsourcing industry whose livelihood depends on placing calls around the world.


Equal Opportunity

Directed by HOWARD DUY VU

Running Time: 7 minutes
Year: 2006
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

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Diverse co-workers share their true feelings about one another in the break room in this award-winning short film.


Entry Level

Directed by Yaeri Song

Running Time: 40 minutes
Year: 2006
Documentary
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This up-close and personal documentary peers into the lives of five young professionals living in New York City who struggle with finding success and fulfillment in their careers. With diverse occupations ranging from managing high-profile investments to working at a nonprofit and as an MTV VJ, these young people on the go provide insight into the challenges that arise when entering the working world straight out of college.