Culinary Cinema

Popcorn is no longer king as the phenomenon of food culture has exploded into cinema. We’ve selected three extraordinary films that explore different aspects of taste and the senses for the cinematically inclined.

The Pursuit of Perfection

Japan | 2021 | 79 min | Toshimichi Saito

April 15 - 16, 2022

Four chefs reveal their meticulous approach to crafting dishes in this exploration of Japan’s sophisticated food culture.

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Blind Ambition

Australia | 2021 | 96 min | Warwick Ross, Robert Coe

April 19 - 24, 2022

An elite team of Zimbabwean migrant sommeliers compete in the Western Europe-dominated World Wine Tasting Championship.

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Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter

USA | 2021 | 97 min | Rebecca Halpern

April 22 - 23, 2022

This culinary bad-boy/superstar had it all: wealth, adoration, a world-famous restaurant…and a self-destructive streak.

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