BINGHAMTON, NY – Binghamton University professor Ingeborg Majer-O’Sickey is helping to connect the campus and community by coordinating a semester-long “Film and Food Series.” Featuring four food-themed films, one per month through May, the series will be shown at the Art Mission and Theatre, 16 Prospect Avenue, Binghamton.

Before the film begins, theatergoers will have the opportunity to eat appetizers and other samples from a local restaurant, as well as, mingle with other film and food fans. Prior to the 8 p.m. screenings, Majer-O’Sickey will introduce the film, with optional discussion at the conclusion. 

The schedule is:

Feb.16:    Ratatouille (2007, 111 min.), with food courtesy of The Lost Dog Cafe'.

Mar. 8:    Soul Kitchen (2009, 99 min.), with food courtesy of The Turkish Restaurant.

Apr. 12:   Big Night (1996, 107 min.), with food courtesy of Tranquil.

May 3:    Like Water for Chocolate (1992, 105 min.), with food courtesy of Nezuntos.

The cost of each food and film event is $15 and it is recommended that tickets be purchased in advance. All proceeds will benefit the Art Mission and Theatre.

For additional information, call 607-722-6914 or artmission@artmission.org