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A Song for Daniel

World Premiere

USA | 9 MINUTES | English, Arabic |


A Song For Daniel compares a routine day of two 9-year-old Iraqi boys: one living in Baghdad and the other, born and raised in New York City. A profound examination of culture and place seen through the eyes of two boys on opposite sides of the world.


Directed by Jason DaSilva

Jason DaSilva's first collaborative feature film was Cuba Dreams, shot in Havana in 1999 and screened at the Latin America Film Festival in Cuba later that year. His next film, Olivia's Puzzle, screened at more than 30 festivals including Sundance. His most recent feature film, Lest We Forget, premiered at the International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam in 2004. Currently, DaSilva is residing in New York City and has received the Project:Involve Filmmaker Fellowship award from IFP/New York this year.