TIFF serves up Food on Film

tiff food on filmThis spring at the TIFF Bell lightbox, Food on Film returns for its third year!

This series brings together chefs, food experts and film lovers come together to enjoy the best of culinary cinema and conversation. Each month, series host Matt Galloway, of CBC’s Metro Morning, welcomes celebrated guests from the culinary world to discuss the intersections of cinema, culture and gastronomy.

The series starts on March 12 and all Food on Film screenings will take place Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m

Guests and films include: food writer and editor of Lucky Peach magazine Peter Meehan on Wong Kar-wai’s Chungking Express (March 12); Madhur Jaffrey award-winning actress, author and authority on Indian cuisine, on David Kaplan’s Today’s Special (April 9); chef, founder and owner of Momofuku Milk Bar Christina Tosi on Mel Stuart’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (May 7); award-winning mixologist Charlotte Voisey on Douglas Tirola’s documentary Hey Bartender (May 28); author and Toronto Star food columnist Corey Mintz on Louis Malle’s My Dinner with Andre (June 18); as well as inventor and co-founder of Booker and Dax Dave Arnold on Richard Fleischer’s Soylent Green (July 9).

I’m looking forward to the culinary comedy Today’s Special. How about you?

Check out the full schedule here.

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