This comprehensive list of 125 foodie films includes many obscure foreign and domestic gems, and in true Cinefoodie fashion, suggests what to eat while watching for a complete experience.
Films and short videos are a powerful way of increasing awareness of and interest in the food system. With equal parts technology and artistry, filmmakers can bring an audience to a vegetable garden in Uganda, a fast food workers’ rights protest in New York City, or an urban farm in Singapore. Via Grist
“Tampopo”? Everyone’s tasted those noodles by now. “Big Night”? Been there, done that — served the timpano at a dinner party in 1996. If you’re like most of our friends, “Like Water for Chocolate” has become tepid brew, and you’ve seen “Babette’s Feast” so many times… Jonathan Gold’s favorite food movies. Via latimes