WORKING POOR is a touching 24 minute film Written and Directed by Steven Bozga. When the rent comes due and his bank account has been tapped out, a single father goes to extraordinary lengths to make a life for himself and his young daughter in his working class neighborhood. Thaddeus Schneider is mesmerizing as the desperate … More take 2 indie review of Working Poor
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It’s an honor to have WORKING POOR screen at the Anthology Film Archive as part of the New Filmmakers New York series. The Anthology has always championed independent voices and is the true home of independent film in the United States. Anthology Film Archive 32 2nd Avenue New York, New York 10003 Wednesday, April 25 … More Next screening…
When you go to film festivals or you talk to people about making movies one of the questions they ask is something along the lines of “Who’s work do you like?” or “What were your influences?” I usually remember to mention a name or two of someone but then I realize that I missed a … More Working Poor influences
It’s been an incredible 24 hours for Working Poor. The short film was acknowledged with two awards! “Best Narrative Short” at the Workers Unite Film Festival and “Best Long Island Film” at the Long Island International Film Expo.
Congratulations! Why did you make your film? The film was inspired by the economic crisis of 2009. I saw many working class people struggling, losing their jobs and their homes, and I was struggling with my family during that period too. So I wanted to document a character who refused to give up, like so … More Working Poor is featured on wearemovingstories.com
Thaddeus Schneider won “Best Actor in a Short” and the movie won the “New Work” award at the festival. Chain New York City Film Festival interview, August 2016 Do you know any single parents that motivated the powerful relationship we see in the film? “Sure, I don’t think any of us have to look to … More Chain New York City Film Festival
42 shoots / approximately five hours per shoot 23 actors Camera: Canon 7D 1080P 24 frames per second Lens: Canon 18 to 135mm lens f/3.5-5.6 Also used Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens for two scenes Zoom Digital audio recorder Sennheiser MKE 400 microphone Sennheiser Shotgun microphone Sony MDR-7506 headphones 732 GB of footage Edited … More Working Poor Production Information