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81 Ratings

The Lunch Date

Directed by Adam Davidson
United States, 1989


In a cafe, a white woman walks away from her table to get silverware. When she returns, she sees a black man eating her lunch.

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The Lunch Date Directed by Adam Davidson

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1990 | Winner: Palme d'Or - Best Short Film

Academy Awards

1991 | Winner: Best Short Film, Live Action

National Film Preservation Board

2013 | Winner: National Film Registry

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