Culinary Cinema

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

Some say delicious food and drink are the stuff dreams are made of, and this year at SIFF, we take you around the world to see how your favorites are made and served in restaurants in every country and region, and the immense role food plays in cultures and communities. 

Brewmaster

USA | 2018 | 91 minutes | Douglas Tirola

Explores the craftsmanship, passion, and innovation of the modern craft beer industry.

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Constructing Albert

Spain | 2017 | 82 minutes | Laura Collado, Jim Loomis

A spanish chef attempts to open six unique restaurants in the heart of Barcelona.

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Cuban Food Stories

Cuba | 2018 | 83 minutes | Asori Soto

A documentary exploring the authentic flavors and rich cultural traditions found in Cuba's culinary scene.

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Michelin Stars: Tales from the Kitchen

Denmark | 2017 | 82 minutes | Rasmus Dinesen

This documentary follows several chefs in their obsessive journeys to earn the coveted Michelin Star.

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Schumann’s Bar Talks

Germany | 2017 | 102 minutes | Marieke Schroeder

World-renowened bartender Charles Schumann explores the history of cocktail, traveling to famour bars around the world.

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Scotch - A Golden Dream

Taiwan | 2017 | 87 minutes | Andrew Peat

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Soufra

USA | 2017 | 68 minutes | Thomas Morgan

An inspiring story of a group of refugee women near Beirut who begin a catering company against all odds.

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