This week we’re looking at several films from 2019 in which food was a subtle yet powerful storytelling device. Plus: we’re looking at the never-ending quest for a hangover cure.
Cinematic food and hangover cures
From this Episode:
Food plays a subtle role in Lulu Wang’s film ‘The Farewell’
At various points in director Lulu Wang’s movie "The Farewell," a Chinese family is shown interacting around the dinner table. The family members have gathered for a wedding...
17 min, 53 sec
‘The Biggest Little Farm’ reveals the challenges of sustainable farming
Nearly a decade ago, John and Molly Chester were evicted from their Santa Monica apartment. They packed up their life and set out to become sustainable farmers a defunct...
13 min, 2 sec
The documentary ‘Honeyland’ captures a story of resilience
The star of the documentary “ Honeyland ” is Haditze, a woman living in a remote settlement in the Macedonian mountains. Her elderly mother is failing and half blind.
9 min, 48 sec
The never-ending search for a hangover cure
Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall is a Canadian journalist who traveled to 35 countries over a decade trying every hangover remedy he could find. His book is “Hungover: The Morning...
10 min, 20 sec