“Without fail, every year the quality of food filmmaking goes up. Our audiences are in for quite a treat this year!” -George Motz, Food Film Fest Director

We are excited to ring in the 2018 NYC Food Film Fest this weekend with two of our officially selected food. curated. films! It’s been a few years since we submitted any stories to our beloved hometown food festival. Needless to say, it feels good to be back sharing what we love on the big screen at AMC Empire 25 in Times Square. This Friday night, lucky ticket holders will experiences “Edible Adventures: Stories of New York”  – indulgent, mouth-wathering tales about authentic New York foods and characters. For me, it’s an honor to be sharing the story of Chef Michael Jong Lim of Chikarashi. I look forward to spreading his non-customizable take on chef-driven, sustainable poke bowls. Below are the eight films that will be screened along with food to eat as we watch:

Edible Adventures: Stories of New York

A New York Bagel
Dir. Virginia Chiang and Mike Lee

Chikarashi: Sustainable, Chef-Driven Poke Bowl
Dir. Liza de Guia

The Dig: JoMart Chocolates
Dir. Elle McLogan

Get Blown!
Dir. Tati Nguyen

The Mozzarella Kings of New York
Dir. Jackson Connor

Chocolate Mousse with Orange Zest
Dir. Marie C

The Rest of Your Life
Dir. Rodolfo May

Why the Jamaican Beef Patty is a New York Icon
Dir. Justin Bolois

On Saturday, we were selected to be part of the “Fire & Smoke: Texas BBQ & Beyond” theme night with our heartfelt film about D’Abruzzo. It’s going to be quite a meat-lovers paradise with eight films that explore famous pitmasters and serious meat vendors across America. Here’s the line-up of films:

Fire & Smoke: Texas BBQ & Beyond

D’Abruzzo: The Meat, Fat, Meat, Fat, Meat, Fat Lamb Skewers of Abruzzo
Dir. Liza de Guia

Dirs. Michelle Crowley & Richard Hill

Holy Smoked
Dir. Jeffrey Jones

Melt: A Smoking Story
Dir. Jules Renault

No Such Thing As Bad Pie
Dir. Kate Medley and Jesse Paddock

The Science of Smoked Brisket
Dir. George Motz

We hope to see you at the NYC Food Film Fest! Come say hello!

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