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Across the US, even before the Covid-19 pandemic, people have been working longer hours across multiple jobs just to pay the rent. This reality of non-stop work has resulted in an unexpected phenomenon: the flourishing of 24-hour daycare centers. Dee’s Tots Daycare, a home-based center in a New York suburb, has become a lifeline for families in the community. Through intimate stories of two working mothers and their beloved caregiver, Nunu, we see how this daycare patches up the gaping holes in a threadbare social safety net and provides a personal response to an urgent problem. Uncover the close bonds forged between parents, children and caregivers. Director Loira Limbal, herself a single parent who made the film while holding down a full-time job, captures a quietly damning portrait of a merciless economy’s effect on working-class mothers and turns a much-needed spotlight on these unsung heroes.
Watch at your own pace anytime between Feb 2-Feb 8, 2021, or join us and watch-along before the live Opening Night Q&A
February 3, 2021
5:45pm (PST) / 8:45pm (EST) : Press play and begin watching the film.
6:55pm (PST) / 9:55pm (PST): Grab a snack and refill your beverage
7pm (PST) / 10pm (EST) : Join us for the live Q&A on Zoom (RSVP required.)
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