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Farm Documentary

Apricot Lane Battles Biblical Challenges in “Biggest Little Farm” Documentary Film

Raging wildfires, ravenous coyotes, and ladybug swarms are just some of the challenges that John Chester and wife Molly contend with at Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark. Compelling documentary “The Biggest Little Farm,” which John...
Wine Movie

Interview: filmmaker Jason Wise (SOMM: Into the Bottle)

SOMM: Into the Bottle is filmmaker Jason Wise’s follow up to SOMM, a dramatic study of what it takes to become a Master Sommelier. The story’s divided into 10 chapters, each built around the...
Wine Movie

SOMM: Documentary Spotlights Master Sommelier Candidates

The Court of Master Sommeliers is one of the most exclusive societies in the world, with less than 200 people demonstrating a mastery of Theory, Service, and Tasting surrounding wine, spirits and cigars since...

Ride the River with L.A. River Brewing

Kickstarter.com…it’s been used for many a craft beer project and some other truly odd endeavors. But none closer to home than for us in the Los Angeles craft beer community than the L.A. River...
Director

Interview: Jiro Dreams of Sushi director David Gelb

In “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” director David Gelb documents Jiro Ono, the chef-owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a subterranean, 10-seat Tokyo restaurant that narrowed its options over the years, now serving nothing but sushi. Jiro...
Coffee Movie

“The Perfect Cappuccino” Screens in Los Feliz

On Sunday, May 3, Amy Ferraris screens “The Perfect Cappuccino” at Los Feliz 3 Cinemas as part of the LA United Film Festival. Her coffee-related documentary is “the story of one woman’s obsession with...