CALL CENTER BLUES

Directed by: Geeta Gandbhir 2020 | 25 min.

Section: Shorts Program: A Better Life

Premiere: Hawaii Premiere



Synopsis

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 5 - 29 | USA
INCLUDED PASSES: SUPPORTER | ALL ACCESS | LIMITED ACCESS

A character-driven, cinematic tale of deportation, migration, displacement and opportunistic capitalism, CALL CENTER BLUES follows four characters as they struggle to make sense of their lives in Tijuana. Each with a vastly different story, they are all linked by their displacement and the sole choice of call center work they have in a country that is so unfamiliar and oftentimes frightening, yet other times a ray of hope. Tijuana becomes their home, a place defined by the border but yet defiant towards it, a no man's land where everything and everyone feels transient. These characters paint a picture of love, loss and longing - for home, for an American Dream deferred, and for justice.

Online Access

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM GET ONLINE ACCESS Get Tickets

Film Available

Sunday, November 29 12:01 AM NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE Get Tickets
Plays with:  Shorts Program: A Better Life COVER/AGE
DAFA METTI
HARANA (SERENADE)
MAGIC KINGDOM
PARACHUTE

Cast & Crew

Sound Design and Mix Filipe Messeder
Director Geeta Gandbhir
Producer Jessica Devaney
Co-Producer Lisa Valencia-Svensson
Executive Producer Ryan Chanatry, Anna Holmes, Gena Konstantinakos
Director of Photography Asad Faruqi
Editor Viridiana Liberman
Associate Producer Colleen Cassingham, Paulette Marte
Music Composer Laura Heinzinger
Sound Juan Manuel Gonzalez Felix
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