Take Care


Director: Itamar Giladi Country of Origin: USA Runtime: 25m Genre: Short Block: C 28.02 Time: 3.00-4.15 pm Premiere: Dutch Watch Trailer

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 Biography

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. In 2019, ‘Take Care’ was officially selected by the following prestigious film festivals: Rhode Island, Palm Springs and LA Shorts.