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Published on Jun 15, 2011
THE APPLE PUSHERS, narrated by actor Edward Norton and underwritten by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, is the latest film from writer/director Mary Mazzio. The film follows immigrant street cart vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh ripe red apple can be a serious challenge.) These pushcart vendors (who all have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons and who have sacrificed so much to come to this country (near death crossing the Mexican border, as an example) -- are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the obesity crisis in the inner city.
Produced by Mary Mazzio, Tom Scott, and Christine Vachon. Executive Producer - Laurie Tisch. COMING SOON.