Vince Parrillo, a retired professor of sociology at William Paterson University, has created a documentary that focuses on restaurants and the American dream. After the screening of the film in Teaneck, the public is invited to attend a film gala in Paterson NJ. Paterson, New Jersey is home to a variety of restaurants, from Mediterranean eateries in Southern Paterson to Little Peru, also known as Little Lima, near the Great Falls. The film, officially selected for the tenth annual Northeast Film Festival, will be screened at 2 p.m.The Passaic County Film Commission's YouTube channel showcases all the first, second and third place winners of the Passaic County Film Festival.
Parrillo's award-winning 52-minute film focuses on some of the most popular restaurants in Paterson today. The documentary also visits many current ethnic restaurants in the city, including Armenian, Colombian, Dominican, Italian, Jamaican, Lebanese, Mexican, Palestinian, Peruvian and Turkish establishments. One such restaurant is Griselda's, a Peruvian eatery just outside Little Lima. The film gala in Paterson NJ will be held at 2 p.m. at the Northeast Film Festival.
Attendees will have the opportunity to watch Vince Parrillo's documentary and participate in a question and answer session afterwards. The Northeast Film Festival is an excellent opportunity for viewers to explore the American dream through Vince Parrillo's documentary. The film gala will provide an interactive experience for attendees to learn more about Paterson's diverse restaurant scene and gain insight into how these establishments contribute to the city's culture.