DE/CH 2010 / OVd, 91 mins
By David Pinillos, with Giulio Berruti, Herbert Knaup, Nora Tschirner, Unax Ugalde.
Daniel is Spanish and has a passion for cooking. He is a master, a true artist with an unerring sense for the creation of exquisite compositions. Daniel’s mastery impresses the star cook Thomas, who is searching out upcoming talent to work in his restaurant in Zurich, and he gets the job. Daniel soon forms a close friendship with his Italian colleague and the German sommelière Hanna. The exceedingly talented trio is on the right path to success and the three become almost inseparable – until Hanna decides one day to kiss Daniel and everything is turned upside down. It is not until much later that Daniel begins to think about the meaning of a kiss…
Dinner & Talk - Peter Kolesar / Restaurant zum Kaiser Franz, Zug.
Lebanon 2017 / OVd, 73 mins
By Thomas A. Morgan.
South of Beirut, Lebanon is a 68 year old refugee camp housing refugees from Palestine, Syria and Iraq. Many have lived in this camp their entire lives-- Mariam AlShaar is one of them. Now, Mariam has pulled the women of this camp together to do what has never been done before. They started with a small kitchen from a micro-loan. With nearly insurmountable political odds against them-- they look to start the first refugee food truck. Their journey is one of many ups and downs but it is the community that is built, their sense of hope and how they see themselves that makes this a moving, touching film about their journey. Mariam has been known as 'the crazy lady' and now she will show just how crazy she is.
Dinner & Talk - Gustav Jantscher / Schlosshotel Ischgl, Österreich.
Singapore 2018 / OVd, 90 mins
By Eric Khoo, with Tsuyoshi Ihara, Seiko Matsuda, Takumi Saitoh.
A young man who is curious about his deceased parents' past takes a food journey to Singapore where he uncovers more than just delicious meals.
Dinner & Talk - Martin Bieri / Maiensässhotel Guarda Val, Lenzerheide.
Peru 2014 / SPd, 79 mins
By Patricia Perez.
There are many great chefs around the world. Only one is considered to be a National hero. Meet chef Gaston Acurio and follow him in a journey to find out the stories, the inspirations and the dreams behind the man that has taken his cuisine outside the kitchen in a mission to change his country with food. Let this journey take you into the world of peruvian cuisine to discover the power of food in peru. Because the people that are passionate enough to believe they can make a difference, are actually the ones who do.
CH 2017 / Fd, 49 mins
By Jacques Poget.
(AVAILABLE IN GERMAN ONLY) Irma Dütsch – die erste Schweizerin, welche einen Stern im Guide Michelin erhielt – erzählt aus ihrem Leben: wie sie das Waldhotel Fletschhorn zu einem weltbekannten Gourmet-Haus machte, über «die Kunst des Tisches», die Bedeutung der Tradition oder ihrer Ausbildung als junge Frau.
Dinner & Talk - Irma Dütsch / ehemals Restaurant Fletschhorn, Saas Fee & Stefan Meier / Rathauskeller, Zug.
USA 2018 / E, 82 mins
By Cameron Yates, with Flynn McGarry, Meg McGarry, Paris McGarry.
Ten-year-old Flynn transforms his living room into a supper club using his classmates as line cooks. With sudden fame, Flynn outgrows his bedroom kitchen, and sets out to challenge the hierarchy of the culinary world.
Dinner & Talk - Antonio Colaianni / Restaurant GUSTAV, Zürich.
USA 2018 / OVe, 78 mins
By Emily Railsback.
Filmmaker Emily Railsback and award-winning sommelier Jeremy Quinn provide intimate access to rural family life in the Republic of Georgia as they explore the rebirth of 8,000-year-old winemaking traditions almost lost during the period of Soviet rule. By using unobtrusive iPhone technology, Railsback brings the voices and ancestral legacies of modern Georgians directly to the viewer, revealing an intricate and resilient society that has survived regular foreign invasion and repeated attempts to erase Georgian culture. The revival of traditional winemaking is the central force driving this powerful, independent and autonomous nation to find its 21st century identity.
Dinner & Talk - Franz Wiget / Restaurant Adelboden, Steinen.
Canada 2018 / OVe, 72 mins
By Maya Gallus.
It takes a brazen personality to excel in the competitive sport of professional cooking. A woman can only ascend the ranks if she can take the heat. Meet seven women chefs at the forefront of a "revolution."
Dinner & Talk - Vreni Giger / Restaurant Rigiblick, Zürich.
Dinner & Talk - Edi Hitzberger, Stefan Meier & Jacky Donatz / Gasthaus Rathauskeller, Zug.
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