The Last Butcher in Little Italy
Laura Terruso 2008

Friday Jul 29, 2016

Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place
Ground level, along the water between West Street and the Hudson River
Financial District
230 Vesey Street, New York City, NY, 10281
A, C to Chambers Street; E to World Trade Center, 2, 3 to Park Place

6:00PMDoors Open
7:30PMLive Music by Michael Beharie
8:30PMFilms Begin
10:00PMQ&A with filmmakers


This Show Presented in Partnership With
Arts Brookfield
Tribeca Shortlist
This is a free event

The Last Butcher in Little Italy (Laura Terruso | USA | 6 min.)

Unlike most Italian Americans, Moe Albanese never left Little Italy. Born on Elizabeth Street in 1925, Moe grew up on this street and helped his parents run their small butcher shop. Today, this shop is the last that remains of Elizabeth Street's Italian American history. At eighty two, Moe is the shops only employee. Shown in 2008.

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