Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents a screening of the film, “Cafeteria Man” and a discussion with the director, Richard Chisolm on Tuesday, February 19 at 7 pm. This screening is part of the On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series taking place this fall and winter at Maryland Hall. Tickets for the screening and discussion are $10; $7 for Maryland Hall members.
“Cafeteria Man” tells the true story of rebel chef Tony Geraci and his mission to radically reform the way kids eat at our nation’s schools. The film describes how to overhaul a dysfunctional system and what’s possible when citizens come together to make solutions happen.
Richard Chisolm is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and cinematographer with over 25 years of production experience. Based in Baltimore, he has shot films and television programs on a wide variety of subjects in the United States and abroad. Deeply committed to the value of real stories and the adventures of real people, Chisolm has worked for PBS, National Geographic, BBC, Discovery Channel, HBO and many other broadcast entities. He was the Director of Photography for the ABC prime-time medical documentary series “Hopkins” (2000 and 2008). Chisolm is the recipient of a Peabody Award , a Columbia duPont Journalism award, two Kodak Vision awards, three CINE Golden Eagles and is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Maryland.
The On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series is sponsored by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. The series showcases new independent American films and their respective filmmakers to communities across the mid-Atlantic region.
Maryland Hall is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts , and a grant from the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. Additional support comes from sponsors including: COMCAST, Inovalon, Inc., ARINC, Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits, Towne Transport, Verizon, Wells Fargo, Sandy Spring Bank, M&T Bank, Loews Annapolis Hotel, Severn Savings Bank, Corporate Office Properties Trust, The Law Offices of Alexander & Cleaver and BankAnnapolis.
For more information or to order tickets, contact the Maryland Hall Box Office at 410-280-5640 or visit www.marylandhall.org . Box office hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 5 pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is located at 801 Chase Street, Annapolis.