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For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adrià closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. An elegant, detailed study of food as avant-garde art, this film offers a tasty peek at some of the world's most innovative and exciting cooking; as Adrià himself puts it, "the more bewilderment, the better!"

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FOOD INC (2010)

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Mmmmm... bigger-breasted chickens, the perfect pork chop, tomatoes that fight the right to rot... yep, bring it on. Oh hang on... 'Food Inc' is a timely observation of the (American) mechanisation and corporate monopoly of grub in all its forms; a likely template for the rest of the world and a very worrying prospect.
Featuring interviews with Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) and Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food..), this is a very relevant documentary even if find out more...

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Jack Johnson's first break into the public music arena was when his composition 'Rodeo Clowns' was chosen to be G-ILove and Special Sauce's first single off their 1999 album 'Philadelphonic'. He had long been a huge figure in the surfing world, having been born and raised in Hawaii. He fast became a renowned surfer and scored a pro contract with Quiksilver before he had left high school. His implicit creativity led him to study and graduate with a degree in film at Santa Barbara. This then led t find out more...

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In the basement of a Tokyo office building, 85 year old sushi master Jiro Ono works tirelessly in his world renowned restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro. As his son Yoshikazu faces the pressures of stepping into his father's shoes and taking over the legendary restaurant, Jiro relentlessly pursues his lifelong quest to create the perfect piece of sushi. 

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MCLIBEL (2005)

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When THE fast food chain issued a libel action against activists Helen Steel and Dave Morris in 1990, demanding an apology for allegations they had made in a leaflet, the corporate giant didn't expect the pair to not only refuse to apologise, but to actually invite McBully to bring it on. Absolutely nobody expected it to take 15 years and a victory for the pair at the European Court of Human Rights for the case to come to an end. Here the whole story is told with the requisite amount of humour find out more...

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An awesomely shot, sci-fi-like tableau of the high technologies and production line techniques involved in the modern food production industry. Shot with a Nietzschean eye to the beauty of man's mastery of nature and with a dry Germanic sense of humour "Our Daily Bread" may ignore both the damage to nature and the cruelty involved in these processes, but it sure makes fabulous art and great cinema. find out more...

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Notice how the "restaurants" that the clown from Stephen King's "IT" used to advertise have gone all salad bar selection recently, well this horrifying but hugely entertaining documentary may well bear some responsibility. Curious as to why the population of America were so grossly overweight Morgan Spurlock declared himself a guinea pig and conducted a 30 day experiment that saw his diet consist entirely of McDonalds. The result of Spurlock's eating habits have to come close to some kind of con find out more...

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Varda films and interviews gleaners in France in all forms, from those picking fields after the harvest to those scouring the dumpsters of Paris.

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