2019 Program

Welcome to the 9th edition of Devour! The Food Film Fest–this year’s festival will be held from October 22-27, 2019.

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), Wilson’s Pharmasave (100 Station Lane, Kentville), Windsor Home Hardware (50 Empire Lane, Windsor) and Alderney Landing Theatre (2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth). Please note that Ticketpro outlets accept cash or debit only. Ticket prices are listed before tax and service fees.

2019 Box Office Hours at Devour! HQ, 360 Main St., Wolfville, NS:

Monday, October 21, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 22, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 24, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday, October 25, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 26, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 27, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Here is the 2019 schedule (PDF version) and the full 2019 program (PDF version).

Saturday, October 19, 2019

A Taste of Devour! in Windsor

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: The Pollinators w/BZZZ

Devour! Kentville: Sip & Savour

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: Duck Academy w/The Old Man and the Pears

The Bubbles Bus

Devour! Opening Gala Reception presented by Taste of Nova Scotia

Opening Gala: From the Vine (North American Premiere)

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Scotiabank Big Picture Program: Dive! w/Hearth & Chef Dylan: How to Make Pizza

Bourbon Luncheon Workshop w/Ray Daniel & Chef Dennis Johnston

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Danny Smiles

Gleaning Expedition with FOUND Forgotten Food

Taste of Nova Scotia Awards Program & Reception

Cocktails & Photography Workshop 

Culinary Workshop w/Chef Michele Forgione

Daily HAPPY devHOUR! at The Church Brewing Co.

The Bubbles Bus

Beloved w/Côte de Boeuf

David Rocco's Dolce Italia w/Off the Beaten Path & Hope in the New Rome

Devour! Street Food Party

Special Presentation of Big Night curated by Lidia Bastianich

Celebrity Chef Dinner based on Big Night curated by Lidia Bastianich

The Game Changers w/Masters

The Best Sommelier in the World w/The Sommelier

Devour! Italiano Party

Friday, October 25, 2019

Cooking Master Classes for Youth

Cooking Master Classes for Youth

Culinary Workshop w/Chefs Melissa Kelly & Renée Lavallée

Shorts Program: Italian Wines

Zero Waste Workshop w/Bob Blumer

The Wandering Chef w/Truffles

Cooking Master Classes for Youth

Culinary Luncheon Workshop with Pianostrada Laboratorio di Cucina

Italian Prosciutto & Cheese Tasting with Dario Tomaselli


Merci Bocuse w/Dish Pigs

Special Program Addition: A 20th Anniversary Underwater Quest w/Maison BeauSoleil & Benjamin Bridge 

Virgin & Extra: The Land of Olive Oil w/Tomatoes

CBC East Coast Kitchen Party with Mainstreet Live at The Church Brewing Co

Daily HAPPY devHOUR! at The Church Brewing Co.

The Bubbles Bus

Devour! Chowder Smackdown

Stage: The Culinary Internship w/CHEF

Devour! Spotlight Gala: Food Fighter w/Make Love: Horton Ridge

Celebrity Chef Dinner based on the Spotlight Gala Food Fighter

Billion Dollar Bully w/Beatz and Eatz

Nose To Tail w/Almost Famous: The King of Fish and Chips

Devour! Spotlight Gala Party

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Devour! The Market

The Mayors' Bike Ride for Devour!

From the Wild Filmmaking Intensive w/Kevin Kossowan

Better Together: Italian Wine & Cheese Workshop

Culinary Workshop w/Stella Shi

Shorts Program: Comedy

Pizza Workshop w/Chef Rocco Agostino

Shorts Program: Slice of Life

Culinary Workshop w/Alida Solomon

Soak Up the Sun: The Wines of Southern Italy

Whisky Luncheon Workshop with the Whiskey Lassie & Chef Martin Ruiz Salvador 

Shorts Program: Olive Oil

Special to the Program: Sustainable Blue Farm Tour

Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy w/The Dishwasher

Daily HAPPY devHOUR! at The Church Brewing Co.

The Bubbles Bus

Short Doc Shop Talk with Filmmaker Ben Proudfoot

The Great Italian w/Hole

Artifishal: The Road to Extinction Is Paved with Good Intentions w/The Youngest Captain

Devour! Chefs & Short Gala Dinner

Devour! Down-Home Lobster Supper

Maxima w/Kahawa

Hang Time w/Sweater

Devour! Cocktail Pop-up Party

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Devour! Golden Tine Awards Brunch

Foraging Expedition with Chef Nelson Penner

Ghost Fleet w/Hybrids

The Cake General w/Creamed Lobster Nova Scotia-Style

The Bubbles Bus

The Great Devour! Chicken Dinner

Honeyland w/Flour, Water, and Salt.

T for Taj Mahal w/Thank You Seagulls

Closing Gala: The Biggest Little Farm  w/Distance- Short Stories About Food