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.
USA | 2018 | 91 minutes | Douglas Tirola
Explores the craftsmanship, passion, and innovation of the modern craft beer industry.
Spain | 2017 | 82 minutes | Laura Collado, Jim Loomis
A spanish chef attempts to open six unique restaurants in the heart of Barcelona.
Cuba | 2018 | 83 minutes | Asori Soto
A documentary exploring the authentic flavors and rich cultural traditions found in Cuba's culinary scene.
Denmark | 2017 | 82 minutes | Rasmus Dinesen
This documentary follows several chefs in their obsessive journeys to earn the coveted Michelin Star.
Germany | 2017 | 102 minutes | Marieke Schroeder
World-renowened bartender Charles Schumann explores the history of cocktail, traveling to famour bars around the world.