2017 Program

Welcome to the 7th edition of Devour! The Food Film Fest–this year’s festival will be held from October 25-29, 2017.

Here is the full 2017 program (PDF version).

Visit our Packages Page for a variety of pass and package options – VIP passes, film wristbands, $3 films for $30, day passes, day trip passes and the Devour! Express! Individual tickets for festival screenings and events are on sale online at www.devourfest.com/program and www.ticketpro.ca. Tickets are available by phone at 1-888-311-9090.

Tickets are also available at all Ticketpro outlets in Nova Scotia, including Cochrane’s Pharmasave (442 Main Street, Wolfville). Please note that Ticketpro outlets accept cash or debit only. Tickets will be available at the Festival Box Office at the Al Whittle Theatre (450 Main Street, Wolfville) beginning October 24th. For hours of operation, visit: www.devourfest.com.  

Ticketpro Box Office Hours at the Al Whittle Theatre 

Tuesday, October 24, 9:00AM-7:00PM

Wednesday, October 25, 9:00AM-9:00PM- Opening Day*

Thursday, October 26, 9:00AM-9:00PM

Friday, October 27, 9:00AM-9:00PM

Saturday, October 28, 9:00AM-9:00PM

Sunday, October 29, 10:00AM-7:00PM

 

*Additional Box Office Hours on Opening Night- October 25, Fountain Commons, 26 Crowell Drive  5:00PM-7:00PM (Public Doors 5:30PM)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: Atlantic w/Straws

The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: Modified w/Cranberry Orange Brioche Star

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: Modified  w/Cranberry Orange Brioche Star

The Bubbles Bus

Devour! Opening Gala Reception presented by Taste of Nova Scotia

Devour! Opening Gala Film Presented by CBC: The Hundred-Foot Journey Curated by Gordon Pinsent

Thursday, October 26, 2017

From the Wild Filmmaking Intensive w/Kevin Kossowan & Jeff Senger

The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: Atlantic

The Acadian Express

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Peter McKenna

Shorts Program: The Quest for Taste w/Beyond the Plate: Eric Wolfinger, Saffron - The Search for the Red Gold, Nests of Gold, Caviar Dreams, The Rabbit Hunt

Lobster 101 Culinary Workshop w/Chef Alain Bossé

The Acadian Express

Savour Spain Workshop

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Alex Haun

Taste of Nova Scotia Awards Program

The Bubbles Bus

Dreaming of Wine w/Somm State of Mind

Devour! Street Food Party

Jacques Pépin - The Art of Craft w/Crepes in Broth (Crespelle in Brodo)

Water & Power: A California Heist w/Mr. Salty

Industry Happy Hour: Meet, Drink & Be Merry

Beatriz at Dinner w/A Portrait of a Chef as a Young Woman

Nova & Beer Garden

Scotland vs New Scotland: Celebrity Chef Dinner with  Chefs Mark Greenaway, Peter McKenna, John Higgins, Martin  Ruíz Salvador, Johnathan Canning, Shane Robilliard & Chris Velden

Tuna, Farofa & Spaghetti w/A Chef's Moment

Friday, October 27, 2017

Strawberry Days w/The Migrant Kitchen - Chirmol

What is Innovation? Growing agri-food businesses through innovation

Becoming a Visual Storyteller: How to capture nostalgia-filled, hunger-inducing moments through food photography with Dennis Prescott

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Joshna Maharaj

The Good Cheer Express: Starr's Point Loop Edition

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Paul Rogalski

Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry w/Bagels in the Blood

The Everything Apple Express

The Good Cheer Express: Starr's Point Loop Edition

Chardonn-YAY Workshop

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Michael Smith

Schumann's Bar Talks w/Hand-cut

The Bubbles Bus

The Everything Apple Express

The Good Cheer Express: Starr's Point Loop Edition

Devour! Chowder Smackdown

Barbecue w/Cook It Raw

The Essence of a Country w/MacKinnon Brothers

Industry Happy Hour: Meet the Chefs

It's Five O'Clock Somewhere: Cocktails Workshop with Matt Jones & Jeffrey Van Horne

Coffee w/The Ovens of Cappoquin

The Devour! Road Show Comes Home: Celebrity Chef Film Dinner  with Chefs Alex Haun, Peter Burt, Julian Bond, Mark Gray, Renée  Lavallée, Adair Scott & Ron Kneabone

The Promise w/Beyond the Break

Devour! Cocktail Pop-Up Party Under the Stars

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Devour! The Grills: Culinary School Takedown Edition

Plastic China w/In a Nutshell

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Emma Cardarelli

The Good Cheer Express: Starr's Point Loop Edition

24 Snow w/Kill Day

The Everything Apple Express

The Good Cheer Express: Starr's Point Loop Edition

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Mark Greenaway

Make Your Film Now

James Beard: America’s First Foodie w/Buffet

The Bubbles Bus

The Everything Apple Express

The Good Cheer Express: Starr's Point Loop Edition

From Old to New Scotland - A Historical Spirits Journey in Six Glasses

Thank You for the Rain w/The Land, The Sea

Devour! Spotlight Gala: Grand Cru w/Donair Dynasty

Industry Happy Hour: Meet the Filmmakers

New Chefs on the Block w/Burtown and the Barn

A Celebration of Canadian Cinema & Cuisine: Celebrity Chef Spotlight Gala Dinner with Chefs Michael Smith, Paul Rogalski, Craig Flinn, Joshna Maharaj, Ali Hassan, Emma Cardarelli, Tony Rinaldo & David Smart

The Dinner w/The Carvery

Cabbages, Potatoes & Other Demons w/Buttercup Squash Fries with Sage Aioli

Devour! Spotlight Gala Party

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The Devour! Golden Tine Awards Brunch

Back to Burgundy w/The Magical Mystery of Musigny

Late Fall Mushroom Hunt with Brendon Zissou

The Good Cheer Express: Starr's Point Loop Edition

Why Your Pie? Contest Finals Hosted & Judged by Chef Craig Flinn & Visiting Chefs

42 GRAMS w/The Chef at the Palace

The Bubbles Bus

Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table w/Croissant

The Great Devour! Chicken Dinner & Devour! Volunteer Appreciation Party

Tongue Cutters w/Turf Salmon Smoke

Ramen Heads w/Riceballs

Closing Gala: The Trip To Spain w/The Butcher Shop