Cabinet magazine and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School invite you to
The Last Supper
Time: Monday, 3 April 2006, 6:30 pm
Venue: The New School, The Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, second floor
FREE for Cabinet subscribers and members, and for New School students and faculty.
$10 for others.
This event features a screening of The Last Supper, a new 1-hour documentary by Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström on the tradition of allowing a prisoner about to be executed to have a special final meal.
The screening will be followed by a panel and Q&A featuring:
Mats Bigert, director
Brian Price, former inmate at the Walls Unit, Huntsville, Texas, who has cooked more than 200 last suppers
Professor Terri Gordon, Comparative Literature Department, The New School
Reservations: No reservations are necessary but seating is limited. If you'd like to make sure a seat is reserved for you, please call the New School box office at 212 229-5488.
more on Final Meal Requests [Link]:
[...] Below are the most popular last meals requested during 2004 in the USA.
1) Fried Chicken and chips
2) Hamburgers/cheeseburgers and chips
3) Steak and chips
4) Pizza and chips
1) Ice cream
2) Apple / Pecan pie
3) Chocolate cake
4) Cherry cheese cake
2) Iced tea
4) Dr Pepper
1 person requested Baked Beans
1 person requested Dom Perignon
A Texas prisoner's final meal request included:
6 fried chicken breasts with ketchup, french fries, 6 layer lasagna (ground chicken, beef, cheese, minced tomatoes, noodles and sauteed onions), 6 egg rolls, shrimp fried rice and soy sauce, 6 chimichangas with melted cheese and salsa, 6 slices of turkey with liver and gizzard dressing, rice, cranberry sauce and six lemonades with extra sugar.