Dog Days

America ReFramed Season 4
  • Feature Film
  • 2016
  • 78 Mins

Hot dogs and apple pie are not merely symbols of the American Dream. In Dog Days, they are the things those dreams are made of - literally. This story unfolds through the working relationship between Coite, who risks his capital to embark on a new food business, and single mother Siyone, a food vendor from Eritrea dreaming of freedom.

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Film Credits

  • Laura Waters Hinson Co-Director, Co-Producer
  • Kasey Kirby Co-Director, Co-Producer

Critical Acclaim

The tensions between restaurants and food truckers take center stage, as an East African immigrant Siyone, and a neophyte cook named Coite try to diversify the foods offered by D.C. hot dog vendors.

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