Mr. Okra
T.G. Herrington 2009
Documentary Short

Friday Jun 4, 2010
$10 Online or at the door
The roof of New Design High School (formerly Open Road)
Lower East Side
350 Grand Street, New York, NY 10002
F, J, M, Z to Delancey Street-Essex Street; B, D, Q to Grand Street

8:00Doors Open
8:30Live Music by Elephant Parade
9:00Films Begin
11:30After Party with FREE drinks at Fontana's (105 Eldridge St.)
In case of rain, the screening will be held indoors at the same location.


This Show Presented in Partnership With
New York Magazine
Two Boots Pizza

After-party with free drinks at Fontana's!

Mr. Okra (T.G. Herrington | New Orleans | 11 min.)

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In the age of fast food, strip malls, and mega-markets, New Orleans legend Mr. Okra travels the back streets of the Bywater, Trem√Ö¬Ω and the 9th Ward, selling vegetables from his iconic truck, standing as a stark contrast to the high technology and shiny produce markets of the modern world.

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