Culinary Cinema, developed in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association, is a series that serves up not only food-focused films but receptions, Q&As and other attendant events that reflect the topics onscreen. We’ve scheduled two cuisine-centric evenings for DFF40 that are not to be missed.
Osamu Tomita, Japan’s reigning king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles and his search for the highest-quality ingredients. This is a documentary record of 15 months in the lives of Japan’s top ramen masters and their legions of devoted fans.
Frank Bonanno’s crew at Bones will take over the kitchen of The Goods (next door to the Sie) to prepare a ramen feast, accompanied by Gaijin 24886’s Colorado craft sake and dessert from the Chocolate Lab. The reception takes place immediately following the screening at The Goods. Very select seating available for reception. Higher ticket price.
Two chefs in Washington, DC –Aaron Silverman (Rose’s Luxury) and Frank Linn (Frankly….Pizza!)–struggle to open their first restaurants. Against all odds, one wins fame and glory. The other is forced to redefine success. An intimate documentary about one of the world’s riskiest businesses, featuring legendary chefs and restaurateurs like Danny Meyer, Mike Isabella and Michael Richard.
As a Culinary Cinema perk, all festival badgeholders—whether filmmakers, sponsors, patrons or guests—can enjoy the following special offers from some of Denver’s finest restaurants: