WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER 'FAVOURITE CULINARY CINEMA FILM', NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL
BREAKING BREAD follows Arab and Jewish chefs in Haifa, Israel as they collaborate in the kitchen. Connected through a shared love of food, the chefs unite to celebrate their cultures and the food of their region free from political and religious boundaries.
Welcome to the A-Sham Arabic Food Festival. Founded by Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, the first Muslim Arab to win Israel’s MasterChef, the festival invites Arab and Jewish chefs to celebrate their shared culinary history as they exchange stories, recipes and techniques.
A celebration of the region’s diverse cuisines and people, BREAKING BREAD offers a mouth-watering taste of rich culinary traditions that will leave you wanting more.
Director: Beth Elise Hawk
Language: English and Hebrew (with English subtitles)
Run Time: 85 min
"Packed to the brim with charm" - FILMINK
"Delicious in more ways than one" - DAVID STRATTON
“A mouth-watering film” - SBS
"Cuisine Diplomacy" - THE WRAP
"Beth Elise Hawk's documentary occupies the space between cultural study and kitchen porn" - TORONTO NOW