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EatDrinkFilms Food Day / Film Day
Roxie Theater
San Francisco, CA
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EatDrinkFilms and  Food Day  present a day of food-themed movies in San Francisco as part of the national FoodDay on Saturday, October 24.  

Four feature length movies -- three San Francisco Premieres and a food classic-- will screen at the Roxie Theatre. The day will start with a free program of short films at the Exploratorium.

Each feature at the Roxie will be preceded by tastings from local food and/or beverage producers and a short film.

In Defense of Food  
"What should I eat to be healthy?"
Cutting through confusion and busting myths and misconceptions, Michael Pollan shows how common sense and old-fashioned wisdom can help us rediscover the pleasures of eating and avoid the chronic ills so often associated with our modern diet. "Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
Based on Pollan's best-selling book from the director of The Botany of Desire.
Director Michael Schwarz in person.  
San Francisco Premiere
4pm -Roxie

El Somni (The Dream)  
The Roca Brothers - a chef, a sommelier and a pastry chef - own Barcelona's El Celler de Can Roca, named the world's best restaurant. To celebrate they bring together musicians, poets, painters, composers, singers, and visual artists from around the world for a stunning dining experience that fuses art and cuisine.
San Francisco Premiere
7pm -Roxie


The Ways of Wine
A famous sommelier, Charlie Arturaola, arrives at the glamorous "Masters of Food and Wine" in Argentina. After having "traveled the world on a wine bottle," something unusual happens: he loses his palate. In order to recover it, the most important people of the wine world think he has to "wash" his palate with the best wines of the region.
San Francisco Premiere
9:15pm -Roxie


Babette's Feast  
A French housekeeper (St├ęphane Audran) with a mysterious past brings a quiet revolution to a little Scandinavian fishing village toward the end of the nineteenth century, in the form of an exquisite French meal  ---  from Potage a'la Tortue (Turtle Soup) to Caille en Sarcophage avec Sauce Perigourdine (Quail in Puff Pastry Shell with Foie Gras and Truffle Sauce), sparkling Veuve Clicquot and the finale -- Baba au Rhum avec les Figues (Rum Cake with Dried Figs). Gabriel Axel's Oscar-winning film, adapted from an Isak Dinesen story, is the ultimate film for food lovers.
Introduced by Gayle Pirie and John Clark of the Foreign Cinema restaurant.                  1:15pm -Roxie

Celluloid Appetizers  
A program of short films featuring Susan Rockefeller's Food for Thought, Food for Life and a selection of tasty cinematic bites at the Exploratorium. Films from Lexicon of Sustainability, Real Food Media, Pes and more. Just down the street from the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market.
Free Admission
11am- Exploratorium

The Schedule:

11am - Celluloid Appetizers  (90 min.) Exploratorium

1:15pm - Babette's Feast (104 min. plus short and introduction) Roxie

4:00pm - In Defense of Food (107 min. plus short, introduction and Q&A) Roxie

7:00pm  El Somni (The Dream)  (82 min. plus short) Roxie

9:15pm  The Ways of Wine  (90 min. plus short) Roxie


Venues
Roxie Theatre, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Exploratorium, Pier 15 (Embarcadero @ Green St.)
San Francisco, CA 94111  

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Thank you for attending Food Day /Film Day. If you have suggestions or ideas for future events please write to us at edfideas@gmail.com. The EatDrinkFilms Feastival will be around the bay area in late summer, 2016. The best way to be alerted is to sign up for EatDrinkFilms.com . Sincerely, Gary Meyer

Location

Roxie Theater (View)
3117 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

Categories

Arts > Visual
Film > Festivals
Film > Movies
Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits
Food > Markets & Farms
Food > Sweets
Music > World
Other > Festivals
Other > Green
Other > Health & Wellness

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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