FRESH PICKS – Sunday, October 28

THE HEAT: A KITCHEN REVOLUTION

Director Maya Gallus
The restaurant world is broken. The Heat focuses on female chefs who have risen through the ranks of a male-dominated industry.

A POLAR YEAR

Director Samuel Collardy
Idealistic Anders heads to Greenland to teach Danish to the Indigenous people. At first, he meets resistance, but, ultimately, he wins over the locals when he accepts their traditions.

JOHN BIL

Director Shane Pendergast
Canada lost a seafood legend this past year. John Bil reminisces about his unorthodox, yet very happy life.

THE DEVIL WE KNOW W/ SOUL OF A NOSH

Directors Stephanie Soechtig & Jeremy Seifert
One of our favourite award-winning directors, Jeremy Seifert, tells us all we need to know about Teflon and its profound impact on health.

SOUL OF A NOSH

Director James Boo
The owner of Knish Nosh in Queens explains why people have such a deep connection to the food that this longtime local institution serves.

SPLINTERS

Director Thom Fitzgerald
Set on an apple farm in the Annapolis Valley, Belle returns home after the death of her father to confront family expectations, modern lifestyles and loss and all intersect poignantly in this lyrical film from Nova Scotia director Thom Fitzgerald.

 

Eat it Up! Drink it in!

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Devour! The Food Film Fest (Devour!) is a transformative food and film experience combining cinematic excellence with extraordinary gastronomic activities. The annual six-day festival hosts 100+ events, celebrated filmmakers and high-profile chefs from around the globe. Devour! takes place in Wolfville, Kings County, the agricultural heartland of Nova Scotia; home to a thriving wine industry and hospitable community with a longstanding farm-to-table ethos. Devour! aims to inspire people to think differently about food and create a deeper connection to it.