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SHOWING RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'FOOD'
Chef  the web 1

CHEF

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 115 minutes
  • Directed By: Jon Favreau
  • Country: USA
After a social media-fueled meltdown, chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) hits the road with his son and his sous chef (John Leguizamo) to launch a food truck business. Complete with lavish food imagery and a star-studded cast, including Sofia Vergara, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, and Amy Sedaris, Favreau’s fresh take on food and chef culture has poignant messages about our media-driven world and the real meaning of success. | Read More
Comedy, Relationships, NY Director(s), Food
Tff17 the dinner

DINNER

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Directed By: Oren Moverman
  • Country: USA
Two brothers, congressman Stan and caustic former teacher Paul, are locked in sibling rivalry and are forced to come head to head over a dinner with their wives. As the two couples (Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan and Rebecca Hall) sit down to dine, their dark family secrets are drudged on to the table along with the main course, in this adaptation of the Herman Koch bestseller. | Read More
Drama, New York, NY Director(s), Food
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FAMOUS NATHAN

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Directed By: Lloyd Handwerker
  • Country: USA
Nathan’s Famous Frankfurters, a New York City icon, has left a lasting imprint on the collective memory and palate of Coney Island. Featuring endearing characters, rare archival material, a nuanced editing style, a strong score, and a director who is the grandson of "Famous" Nathan himself, this documentary gem takes a look back at the immigrant experience and almost 100 years of family and New York history.

Photo credit: Daniel Farrell | Read More
Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Food
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FOOD CHAINS

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Sanjay Rawal
  • Country: USA
Executive produced by Eva Longoria, this hard-hitting documentary gives pause for thought with every plate of food we eat by exposing the rampant abuse embedded in America’s agriculture and food production industries. The fi lm sheds light on the wage theft and outright slavery that constitutes everyday life for thousands of America’s (mostly Latino) farm workers, and gives voice and attempts to bring justice to those fi ghting to change these practices. | Read More
Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Food
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SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 73 minutes
  • Directed By: Ian Cheney
  • Country: USA
There are 50 thousand Chinese restaurants in the U.S., yet one dish in particular has conquered the American culinary landscape with a force befitting its military moniker: General Tso’s Chicken. Who was General Tso and how did this dish become so ubiquitous? Ian Cheney’s delightfully insightful documentary charts the history of Chinese Americans through the surprising origins of this sticky, sweet, just-spicyenough dish that we have adopted as our own. | Read More
Documentary, New York, Food
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WASTED THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Anna Chai and Nari Kye
  • Country: USA
Each year, $218 billion—or 1.3 billion tons—of food is thrown out. With nearly a billion people worldwide facing starvation, food conservation is a more urgent issue than ever before. Executive produced by Anthony Bourdain, Chai and Kye’s fast-paced and forward-thinking food doc takes viewers on a tour of inventive new ideas for recycling waste and maximizing sustainability from innovative chefs like Massimo Bottura, Dan Barber and Danny Bowien, who turn scraps into feasts before our eyes. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Food, Asian American Director(s)

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