Join us at 3:30pm for an authentic taste of the Middle-East from Riki Kaspi and her team at The Cooking Professor to whet your appetite for what is to come on screen with an introduction from The Palace of Angels author, Mohammed Massoud Morsi who worked as a photographer and journalist for almost 20 years covering the Middle East, in particular, for various NGOs and the UN.
About the film:
Beth Elise Hawk’s directorial debut Breaking Bread has been a crowd-pleasing hit at festivals around the world including the recent Australian Jewish International Film Festival. This mouth-watering new documentary will be released nationally and at Luna Cinemas, Leederville on June 3.
Filled with exotic dishes, mouth-watering cinematography and plenty of ‘cuisine diplomacy’, Breaking Bread will leave viewers with a renewed sense of hope and craving for more.
A film about hope, healing, and mouthwatering cuisine, Breaking Bread is a celebration of two cultures coming together to celebrate a common love for food.
An in-depth look at Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel's (the first Muslim Arab to win Israel's Masterchef) widely celebrated A-Sham Arabic Food Festival in Haifa, Israel. Breaking Bread follows Arab and Jewish chefs who come to the festival to collaborate their signature dishes, transcending their cultural differences to celebrate the delicious food of their region.
In a time of limited travel opportunities, the film takes viewers away on a colourful virtual tour of the cradle of civilisation that teases all the senses.
English, Hebrew (English subtitles)
WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER 'FAVOURITE CULINARY CINEMA FILM', NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL
"Beth Elise Hawk's documentary occupies the space between cultural study and kitchen porn." Toronto Now
“An award-winning love letter to the food of the Middle East.” The Jewish Chronicle