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NJPAC: PSE&G True Diversity Film Series
The True Diversity Film Series examines films that can evoke broad-thinking on issues of diversity and spur discussions on the importance of strengthening community ties. Following the viewings, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a thought-provoking panel discussion with invited guests of varied fields, including academia and news media, and beyond.
All showings will be held at 6PM at Express Newark – Rutgers University
54 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ, Room 213
Admission is free! RSVP required.
THE LAST CROP
The film is a tribute to farmers Annie and Jeff Main, and other small family farmers, whose lifelong work has changed our food system for the better. It is a CALL TO ACTION to ensure that our nation’s fertile farmland will be affordable to our next generation of such farmers.
About the director:
Chuck Schultz’s body of work examines socio-economic issues confronting our nation. Producer/director The Last Crop (2016) Jeff and Annie Main’s struggle to ensure their family farm’s future personalizes a story echoed on farms across our nation. Executive Producer David A. Rangelli’s award winning documentary The Calling (2009), three individuals called to serve their faith. Co-creator/producer 5 Days in July (2007) a short film which revisits the 1967 Newark Riots/Rebellion; co-producer/director Five Days in July (2007), a NPR drama written by playwright Tracey Scott Wilson; producer/director The Rural Studio, a co-production with ITVS chronicles the extraordinary work of architect Samuel Mockbee and his Auburn University students; and co-producer of A Day at a Time, a portrait of immigrant parents raising twin girls with cerebral palsy in New York City. ITVS, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New Jersey and Alabama Humanities have supported his work that has been broadcast on PBS, NHK Japan and viewed in museums worldwide.
Many thanks to Victor Davson, Express Newark at Rutger’s University-Newark, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center for making this possible!
Learn more about:
The Diversity Film Series at NJPAC http://www.njpac.org/about-njpac/community-engagement-1/community-events/pseg-true-diversity-film-series/
Express Newark https://www.expressnewark.org/
The work of Chuck Schultz http://www.blueprintproductions.biz/
The Last Crop Installation: http://www.thelastcropfilm.com/
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