Take Care

A Film by Itamar Giladi

Synopsis

Gabriel is a 19-year-old Mexican-American valet parking attendant who works at a high-end restaurant in Los Angeles. When he finds out that his undocumented mother, Inez, needs medical care he tries to help her in any possible way. How far will Gabriel go in order to prove to his mother, and to himself, that he can take care of her?

Director

  • Picture of Itamar Giladi © Itamar Giladi

    Itamar Giladi

    Itamar Giladi was born in 1989, Tel-Aviv, Israel. He is a graduate of the History Department and the Multidisciplinary Program in the Humanities of the Tel-Aviv University. Throughout his studies, while focusing mainly on the research of the Philosophy of History, he continued his practice in the cinematic art by writing and directing short films. Itamar lives and works in Los-Angeles, where he earned his MFA at the American Film Institute Conservatory as a Directing Fellow.

Awards + Festivals

  • 48th SEHSÜCHTE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Best Short Film Competition, Potsdam, Germany)April 24, 2019
  • 25th PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST (Official Selection, Palm Springs, USA)June 18, 2019
  • 2nd HONG KONG FILM ART INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kwai Chung, Hong Kong)July 6, 2019
  • 5th MONTEVIDEO WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)July 11, 2019
  • 23rd LA SHORTS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)July 17, 2019
  • 2nd KALABURAGI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India)July 20, 2019
  • 37th RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Providence, RI, USA)August 6, 2019
  • 2nd LEBANESE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)September 11, 2019
  • 13th PENTEDATTILO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Calabria, Italy)September 19, 2019
  • 17th TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Student Film Competition, Tirana, Albania)September 23, 2019
  • 3rd RIVNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rivne, Ukraine)September 24, 2019
  • 4th REVOLUTION ME FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, NY, USA)September 27, 2019
  • 3rd DURHAM REGION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Best International Short Film Competition, Oshawa, ON, Canada)October 3, 2019
  • 4th KINENOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Skopje, Macedonia)October 4, 2019
  • 46th STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS (Semifinalist, Hollywood, USA)October 13, 2019
  • 18th INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beijing, China)October 20, 2019
  • 3rd ANATOMY CRIME AND HORROR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, Greece)November 1, 2019
  • 5th RED CARPET HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gaza, Palestine)November 21, 2019
  • 13th LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 22, 2019
  • 24th CAMINHOS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Coimbra, Portugal)November 23, 2019
  • 3rd OSLO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Oslo, Norway)November 27, 2019
  • 5th SIERRA INTERNATIONAL FILM WEEKEND (Official Selection, Santa Cruz, Bolivia)December 6, 2019
  • *BEST SHORT - STUDENT*
    HYPERWAVE FILM AWARDS - 2019 SUMMER FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sol Venue, CA, USA)March 28, 2020

Trailer

Crew

Director
Itamar Giladi
Screenplay
Itamar Giladi & Sebastian Barba Ruan
Producer
Mikhail Makharadze
Director of Photography
Yoni Shrira
Art Direction
Claudia Ethridge
Costume Design
Erica Mer
Sound
Victoria Carrillo
Editor
Mo Faraji
Sound Design
Nathan Ruyle
Music
Dimitris Mann

Cast

Gabriel
Rafael Martinez
Inez
Flor de Maria Chahua
Fe
Laura Patalano
Ramon
Alejandro Patiño

Details

Running Time
24:30 minutes
Shooting Format
3.2 K Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.39:1
Sound
5.1 Dolby

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

American Film Institute Conservatory
2021 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

PRODUCER

Mikhail Makharadze
m.makharadze00@gmail.com

DIRECTOR

Itamar Giladi
itamargiladi@gmail.com