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2021 Festival Theme is Global Indigenous Cinema & Cuisine

We’re thrilled to announce Devour! The Food Film Fest’s 2021 theme of “Global Indigenous Cinema and Cuisine.” This hybrid event will take place both online and in person in Wolfville, Nova Scotia/Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people, from October 19-24. “Devour! The Food Film Fest is an important vehicle for advancing…

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That’s a wrap – Devour! The Food Film Fest brings home the bacon in first ever hybrid in-person and online fest

November 12, 2020 (Wolfville, NS) Devour! The Food Film Fest wrapped up its first ever hybrid online and in-person festival on October 25, 2020, proving that not even a global pandemic can stop the fest from dishing out some good old-fashioned fun, with a generous serving of innovative programming. Devour! 9.5 offered 21 in-person film…

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Devour! Hospitality Diversity Scholarship for NSCC students announced by Devour! The Food Film Fest

September 23, 2020 (Wolfville, NS) – Devour! The Food Film Fest is pleased to announce the new Devour! Hospitality Diversity Scholarship for students in Nova Scotia Community College’s culinary management, culinary skills, and tourism and hospitality programs beginning in September 2020. “Throughout the years, as we’ve looked within our own communities for local talent, it’s become clear that…

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Devour! The Food Film Fest reimagines its delicious fest with hybrid in-person and digital programming

September 15, 2020 (Wolfville, NS) – Devour! The Food Film Fest is proving that hybrid is just as mouth-watering as the original with an in-person and digital festival combo. This year marks the 10th installment of the festival, coined Devour! 9.5 to reflect travel restrictions and smaller in-person gatherings. Organizers promise to deliver all of…

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Devour! The Food Film Fest announces Phil Rosenthal, creator & host of Netflix’s Somebody Feed Phil as the 2020 headliner

Wolfville, NS (July 16, 2020) – The world is entering a new normal, the country is reopening, and Nova Scotia is about to feed Emmy winner Phil Rosenthal, who will be joining Devour! virtually this year. Due to the unprecedented times we are facing, the festival is thrilled to confirm this year’s reengineered format will…

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A Message to our Dear Devour! Partners, Friends & Fans

A Message to our dear Devour! Partners, Friends & Fans [May 4, 2020] We hope you are safe, healthy and with and connected to your loved ones. Everyone is feeling this everywhere and especially in the industries that we bridge at Devour! The Food Film Fest – food & beverage, film, tourism, agriculture, education, travel…

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Devour! Jury Selects 2019 Golden Tine Award Winners

Wolfville, NS (October 27, 2019) – Filmmakers from Canada to Italy were honoured today with the prestigious Devour! the Food Film Fest Golden Tine awards. The jury, comprised of Justin Johnson from the British Film Institute, award-winning journalist Rita DeMontis, and Peter Stein, award-winning documentary filmmaker and film festival programmer, collectively praised the following films: Best…

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Devour! The Food Film Fest sets the scene with over 80 films in epic 2019 lineup

Wolfville, NS (September 10, 2019)– The world’s largest culinary film festival, Devour! The Food Film Fest (Devour!)  announced the full film lineup for its 9th year at an event in Toronto with the Italian Trade Commission. Devour! takes place October 22-27, 2019 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The festival will screen 80+ new food-and-drink inspired films from 24 countries,…

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Devour! The Food Film Fest serves up significant economic impact in Nova Scotia

Wolfville, Wednesday, August 7 – Wolfville’s Devour! The Food Film Fest continues to have significant economic impact to the Nova Scotian economy and is gearing up for its ninth flagship event from October 22-27, 2019. According to statistics from Tourism Nova Scotia, 13,000 people attending Devour! in 2018 were responsible for an economic impact of just over…

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Government of Canada announces investment to support tourism in the Annapolis Valley

Winery Association of Nova Scotia, Devour! The Food Film Fest, Hall’s Harbour to attract more visitors, improve accessibility July 9, 2019 – Wolfville, Nova Scotia – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences to the world. It delivers economic benefits across the country…

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