Produced by Taranta and All Kicker
Fair Tomatoes a documentary project produced in association with Taranta. It’s a film that focuses on the plight of farm workers in Immokalee, Florida. They have faced abuses such as stagnant wages, physical mistreatment, along with a host of other injustices. In the last decade and a half, the workers have begun to organize and form the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
The goals in screening this documentary is to create a constructive dialogue on the subjects it covers.
After the screening there will be a question and answer period with the director Ernie Zahn where we will discuss workplace conditions facing the LGBT community.
About All Kicker:
All Kicker is a publicly serving magazine style blog. Our mission is to report on content in the areas of arts, activism, and technology. We focus less on breaking news and more on the in depth stories, the unseen issues, the under reported concerns...and we do this with written articles, short form videos, documentaries and more. We endeavor to operate with high integrity and high quality to better inform the public and in doing so affect social change no matter the size.
About Taranta: Taranta is a 30 seat restaurant located Boston’s historic North End. Its chef and owner Jose Duarte opened this restaurant, strictly, as a southern Italian dining experience. Today, however, Taranta has evolved and now serves as a unique marriage of Italian technique with Peruvian ingredients.
Taranta also takes special interest in the social responsibility of food service proprietors.
With this in mind, Taranta has put a lot of focus in educating the public on issues of environmental impact of food production, the cost of labor in the fields where ingredients are produced and more.
Ernie Zahn Bio
A graduate from the University of Connecticut and current Executive Director of NPeaches. Ernie began his media film making career in high school with his first short film which went on to be screened in film festivals domestically and internationally. His skills in media emerged with his activism shortly after college when he was hired by Mozilla Foundation to be a part of the organizing team for the Open Video Conference, an annual event focusing on issues such as digital rights, human rights and egalitarianism through online video.
Ernie has since gone on to found a social justice nonprofit that focuses in media, NPeaches.
Ron Williams Bio
A graduate from Fordham University and current producer at NPeaches. Applying his skills in kendo, fencing, and other martial arts; Ron entered the film industry as a fight choreographer. He later moved in front of the camera as the host of the web series Ronaldo Tours, a food and travel series focused in Italian culture in America. Ron has since moved into various roles in film making through NPeaches as one of the organization’s founding members.
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