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Food Movies

Culinary Cinema at SIFF

Thei Zervaki | Posted 06.08.2016 | Taste
Thei Zervaki

Here are my personal favorites.

'The Search For General Tso' Is The Must-See Food Movie Of The Season

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste

This exclusive clip will put this movie at the top of your list.

Sriracha Documentary Debuts!

Posted 12.11.2013 | Taste

Hot sauce fans rejoice!

These Movies Will Make You Hungry

Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment

It's doubtful anyone needs help working up an appetite for Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean a feast for the eyes is off the pre-holiday table. In f...

Our Favorite Movie Food Scenes

One For The Table | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
One For The Table

Since it's Oscar Season, we asked some of our contributors what their favorite food scenes in movies are. We'd love to hear what your favorite food scene is in a movie and why!

The Flavors of Anxiety: Thanksgiving Food Movies

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

As the jolly season approaches and we're getting ready to stuff our faces more than usual, it can be fun to look for memorable holiday meals on the silver screen.

Daughters of the Dust: Food in an Independent Movie

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

Julie Dash's masterpiece cannot be considered a "food movie" per se. It does not embrace the "food porn" aesthetics that tend to identify the genre.

Food Films To Savor

Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

It's been a great year for food films (see Part 1 and Part 2). We've been delighted with the crop so far, and thanks to the upcoming New York Food Fil...

New Documentary Tries To Argue For Sustainability Without Polemics

Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

American Meat is by no means the first movie to make a case for sustainable husbandry. 2006's fictional adaptation of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Natio...

New Food Films To Savor: Dive!, Farmaggedon, CT Hot Dog Tour, Fresh

Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

Hungry for a good film? Check out these new food films, and make sure to see the food films listed in Part I of the series. Dive! Watch as filmmak...

New Food Films To Savor

Posted 08.13.2011 | Home

A Matter Of Taste Follow the career ups and downs of much-acclaimed New York City chef Paul Liebrandt, known for his avant garde approach to modern c...

elBulli Documentary Sold At SXSW

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Kino Lorber has acquired all U.S. rights to El Bulli: Cooking in Progress from director Gereon Wetzel. The documentary will be the inaugural film of t...

Soul Kitchen: Fatih Akin

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Director Fatih Akin follows up Head-On and The Edge of Heaven with Soul Kitchen, a comedy about food, family, and gentrification in Hamburg. It's a delightful dish.

The Best Food Movies, By Farr (VIDEOS)

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Great movies help us explore the rich connotations of food in our lives -- how it brings us together, comforts us, and conjures memories of past events and associations.

Danny Meyer Documentary Premieres | Amanda Hesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Eleven Madison Park

The Best Food Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

My own top picks for food-themed movies were all released in the past twenty years, and most emanate from distant shores. So, let's take a little trip around the world.