Documentary Film Screening: "A Day’s Work"

Event Date

1005 Genome Auditorium, UC Davis

Join us for the Capitol Region Premiere of the award-winning documentary A Day's Work, presented by the Department of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis School of Medicine and the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health. The screening will be held in the Genome Auditorium. 

The 54-minute film will be followed by a panel discussion on workplace safety, public policy, and workers' rights, connecting the film to local issues and action. Audience members will have an opportunity to engage with community leaders, local professionals, UC Davis faculty, and the film's executive producer. Post-screening discussion will include:

  • Marc Schenker - Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis
  • Ellen Widess - Strategic Consulting, Former Director of CalOSHA
  • Margarita Maldonado - Vice President for Bargaining at SEIU 1000, President of the Sacramento/Yolo Central Labor Council
  • Dave DeSario - Executive Producer of A Day's Work, Founding Member of

About the film: What happened to Day Davis? 90 minutes before he was killed on his first day of work as a temporary employee, Day texted a picture of himself to his girlfriend, excited for their future. Day's sister now searches for answers as an investigation reveals a hidden epidemic of injury and death on the job threatening millions of American workers.

Genome Auditorium (Room 1005) on the UC Davis campus. 

Link to event registration.