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The Lunch Date


10 minutes
Source: Andrea Simon Entertainment

This short film dramatizes issues of stereotyping and assumptions about “the other” in our society by looking at a woman’s experience waiting for a train in Grand Central Station in New York City where, after missing her train, she has an unexpected “lunch date.”

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