THE FOOD FILM FESTIVAL
10 YEARS IN NEW YORK CITY
OCTOBER 20-23, 2016
TASTE WHAT YOU SEE ON SCREEN…
RIGHT IN YOUR SEAT!
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Benefiting the Billion Oyster Project
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Opening Night to Feature Best Food Films of Past 10 Years
Edible Adventure #15 Featuring Tony Chachere’s + the Many Flavors of Louisiana
The Food Porn Party Returns with World’s 1st Food Porn Star Larry Cauldwell, Extreme Close-Ups and Food Burlesque
Closing Night to Feature Masked Tsukemen Master Chef Nigo
The Food Film Festival is returning to New York City October 20-23 for its 10th consecutive year! This unique festival is the only place where guests get to Taste What They See on the Screen, as attendees watch a menu of food films and are simultaneously served the foods from the films.
In celebration of its 10th annual festival in NYC, this year’s opening night, entitled Food Film Fest: Best of a Decade! will feature screenings of some of the most mouth-watering selections ever featured at The Food Film Festival. The events continue with the 15thinstallment of the Edible Adventure Series, taking on the many tastes of Louisiana and including selections by some of the most prominent chefs of the Pelican State. Saturday’s festivities include the annual Food Porn Party, a tongue-in-cheek ode to dialogue-free food films set to great music. The night features extreme close-ups, food burlesque and a special appearance by Larry Caldwell, the World’s First Food Porn Star. Finally, the festival closes Sunday evening with a special Tsukemen experience by masked Chef Nigo. Will he finally reveal himself?
All events take place at the AMC Empire 25 in Times Square.
All Tickets and VIP Passes are all-inclusive of food, drink, theatre-seating and After-Party access.
Tickets are on sale now at www.thefoodfilmfestival.com
For 2 Days, all tickets and VIP passes are 20% off full price!
OFFICIAL EVENTS OF THE FOOD FILM FESTIVAL
NEW YORK CITY 2016
Opening Night: Best of a Decade
Presented by Schweid and Sons
Thursday, October 20th – 7 pm, (VIP Party at 6:15 pm)
GA $75, VIP $105
Opening night features some of the best food films ever featured at The Food Film Festival and the transcendent dishes they highlight. Don’t miss tastes from Amanda Cohen’s Dirt Candy, Brooklyn Star, Max & Mina’s, and Finissimo Mandorlato from Italy.
Films: Fondue, Fried Pig Tails and Corn, How to Make a Turtle Burger, How to Prepare for a Midwinter Soup Frenzy, Ice Cream Picasso, Mexican Cuisine, Pork Chop, That’s Mandorlato, Vegetables: Friend or Foe?, What’s Virgin Mean, XXX
Join us after the films to eat, drink and meet the Festival chefs, purveyors and partners.
Edible Adventure #015: The Taste of Louisiana
Friday, October 21st – 8 pm, (VIP Party at 7:15 pm)
GA $85, VIP $115
The 15th installment of the Edible Adventure Series features delectable food films about pickles, pizza, peaches and more!
Films: 1 Minute Meal: Crust Fund, How the Taste of Louisiana was Born, Sweet, Sour, Dill, and everything in Between, The Cobbler and the Diamond, Volcano Bread
After-Party featuring true Louisiana Black Pot gumbo, Boucherie and more. This mashup of traditions will be served up by some of the very best chefs Louisiana has to offer!
The Food Porn Party
Presented by In The Raw
Saturday, October 22nd – 8 pm, (VIP Party at 7:15 pm)
GA $95, VIP $125
The Food Porn Party returns for another steamy night of extreme eats, close-ups, and a visit from the World’s First Food Porn Star himself – Larry Caldwell.
Films: A Year in the Life, Cous Cous with Mackerel, Napalm Chicken, and more …
After-Party featuring signature food-burlesque performances and more.
Sunday, October 23rd – 7pm, (VIP Party at 6:15 pm)
GA $85, VIP $115
Experience the sights, smells, and tastes of the unique and unforgettable wonders found only in the brilliantly lit mazes that are Japanese street markets, right here in NYC!
Films: 1 Minute Meal: Into my Alms, Iced Coffee in the Japanese Method, “Sakurada” Zen Chef
After-Party featuring Chef Nigo, who rocked NYC last summer with his mind-blowing Tsukemen pop-up. Will he take off his mask and reveal his identity?!
ABOUT THE FOOD FILM FESTIVAL
The Food Film Festival is a multisensory food and film experience. Over the course of 10 years, the Festival has hosted over 30,000 guests from New York City to Charleston to Copenhagen. Past events include a screening of The Mud and The Blood followed by an authentic Lowcountry Oyster Roast on a rooftop in Brooklyn with 15,000 South Carolina oysters, and the World Premiere of New York Cooks for Tohoku paired with dishes from Michelin Starred Chefs Boulud, Bouley, Romano, Telepan and Tadashi Ono. In 2012, the I [heart] Japan event featured Ramen Dreams star and Ramen Burger creator, Chef Keizo Shimamoto, who cooked and served his legendary ramen in the U.S. for the 1st time ever. And a special screening of John Markus’ The Kings of BBQ Barbecue Kuwait aboard the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier in Charleston featuring a BBQ feast smoked on-site by the World Champion Pitmasters featured in the film.
The Food Film Festival is a competitive film festival and Official Selections are reviewed by a judging panel comprised of esteemed members of the food and film communities. Awards are presented in 7 categories including: Best Feature Film, Best Short Film, Best Super-Short Film, Best Food Porn Film, The Audience Choice Award, The Made in New York Award and The Food Filmmaker of the Year Award.
The Food Film Festival hosts its flagship series of events in New York City every October and has curated and produced multiple events around the country. All Festival events benefit important non-profit organizations, such as the Food Bank For New York City, The Billion Oyster Project, The Good Food Project and GrowFood Carolina. The Festival works hard to promote these organizations and the important work they do.
The Food Film Festival would not be possible without the support of In the Raw, Bloomberg, New York Distilling Co., Schweid & Sons, Night Kitchen Brooklyn, Girlie Action Media & Marketing, Food Films America and Over Easy Films.