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SPECIAL GUEST Co-Producer Nick August-Perna

This is an inspiring story about the launch of a world-class French restaurant with a staff of men and women just out of prison who have never cooked or served before. With only a few months before they open, the restaurant’s founder, also an ex-con, struggles to help fellow inmates create specialty dishes, learn French, and rebuild their own lives.

Westport native Nick August-Perna’s documentary films on race, farm workers and for-profit education have appeared on PBS’ Frontline. He co-directed the film, The Swell Season about the song-writing duo behind the Oscar winning song “Falling Slowly.”

Earlier Event: November 10
Beartracks in concert
Later Event: December 1
Three Identical Strangers