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Day Crosser

Andy Kumpon, Greg Leib

Publisher: KillerBeam Entertainment

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"Day Crosser" highlights a poor migrant farming family from Mexico looking to escape the ruthless violence of the drug cartels. With a baby on the way, the couple hopes to start a new life in America – free from the fear and retribution by local crime lords. 
A parallel storyline follows a recently discharged Afghanistan veteran suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and his journey for normalcy for his wife and young daughter. After being rejected for a career as a border patrol guard, he's persuaded to join the local militia group headed by a retired LAPD police officer with a questionable past.  
When these opposite worlds collide on a hot, desert mountain overlooking the Mexican/Arizona border, tragedy ensues. 
Can empathy overcome ignorance? Is there any hope?

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