Director Lulu Wang uses food as a storytelling device in “The Farewell.” A Southern California couple embarks on a journey to become sustainable farmers. Plus a conversation with the directors of “Honeyland,” the most awarded film at Sundance this year.
How food is starring on the big screen
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How food communicates love and tension in '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...
“Biggest Little Farm” shows the triumphs and troubles 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...
“Honeyland” depicts a vanishing way of life
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.
Market Report: Greengage Plums
Good Food Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson is back at the Santa Monica Farmers Market, this time with “fruit detective” David Karp .