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This month’s four documentaries include: Bobbi Jene, A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt, Walk With Me, and Tsukiji Wonderland in the RCB Forum, 2nd Floor.
“Bobbi Jene”, will continue to be screened exclusively at River City Bangkok in the month of October. Directed by Elvira Lind, it follows the story of Bobbi Jene Smith, a dancer who returns to the United States to further pursue her passion after a 10-year run as a star of the world-renowned Batsheva Dance Company.
Paul Liebrandt is one of the most talented and controversial chefs in the food world and the youngest chef to have received 3 stars from the New York Times. He was 24. The film, “A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt,” reveals the creative process, the extreme hard work, long hours, and dedication it takes to be a culinary artist and have success in the cutthroat world of haute cuisine.
“Tsukiji Wonderland” is a documentary film about The Tsukiji Market, which is the biggest fish and seafood market in the world. Why does Tsukiji continue to fascinate people around the world over the years? The Tsukiji Market, which is called “Japan’s Lively Kitchen”, is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. This film will show you the passion of people in Tsukiji and the important essence of Japanese traditional cuisine.
‘Walk With Me’ follows a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. Filmed over three years in France and the USA, this intimate and meditative film travels deep inside a world that seems far from our everyday, and reveals how the monastics transform suffering in themselves and in others through their deep enquiry into the nature of existence, suffering, and their true selves.
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