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KAMPAI! FOR THE LOVE OF SAKE

HD/DCP - 2015 - Japan - 95 - Color

KAMPAI! FOR THE LOVE OF SAKE

Kampai! For the love of Sake (original title)


A film by Mirai Konishi

The exploration of the traditional, complex, and secretive world of sake, often called Japanese rice wine, though the eyes of three distinctive outsiders who have devoted themselves to sake.

 

Sake, Japan’s national beverage, has been getting global popularity over the recent years. Brewed from rice and water with the help of Koji mold and yeast -- it seems so simple, and on surface, it is. But underneath this initial simplicity lies its deep world full of diversity, complexity, rich culture, and an ambiguity that’s both fascinating and frustrating.
KAMPAI! FOR THE LOVE OF SAKE unravels the story of several individuals from completely different backgrounds about their path with sake and its mesmerizing world.

 




Constructing Albert

HD-DCP - 2017 - Spain - 60/ 90 min - Color

Constructing Albert

Constructing Albert (original title)


A film by Laura Collado, Jim Loomis

Albert Adrià has all the ingredients of a creative genius.

Playing a key role in the creation of elBulli, the greatest restaurant in history, wasn't enough. Escaping the shadow of his famous brother Ferran, Albert is now seeking his own success.

The most important revolution in culinary history took place in a remote cove on the Catalan coast. ElBulli, the “Big Bang” of creative discovery sparked from the minds of two brothers: Ferràn and Albert Adrià.

Since then, the name Adrià became synonymous of creativity.

The film is about Albert’s constructing himself and entering the Pantheon of great chefs.

 




Guy Martin: A Chef in Japan

HD - 2015 - French - 52 min - Color

Guy Martin: A Chef in Japan

Guy Martin au Japon (original title)


A film by Mélanie Dalsace

This road movie brings us to an enlightening journey of Japan with Chef Guy Martin. From its emblematic megalopolis, Tokyo, to the farthest island southern archipelago “Kyushu”, this initiating path will make us discover the culinary specialty of this country but also the beauty of its landscape, its culture…

Over there, he is considered as the true French ambassador of French gastronomy.