The expression "eating with the eyes" (and we could add "and with the ears") takes on its full meaning in this section of BAFICI: eight documentaries that serve to affirm that not only good cooking is a fine art, at some point the same could be said about eating (and drinking).
In January 2015, the Noma, acknowledged as the best restaurant in the world and ran by its charismatic cook René Redzepi, moved all its team from Denmark to Japan. A trip through the flavors and tastes of one of the most impressive food cultures in the world.
An old champion bull goes on to its last journey from the humid pampas to its last destination: the slaughterhouse. On its trip through the planes, its thoughts remind us of the strangest stories about Argentine beef and the influence it has on us.
Based on the bestseller of the same title by journalist Michael Pollan, this documentary explores how modern diet can be damaging, and how there is a confusion between what is healthy and what’s not.
A British sake manufacturer, an American journalist, and the young president of a distillery in Japan gather to explore the mysterious world of Japanese rice wine and its history.
This documentary goes through the northern shore of Peru, Amazonia, and Lima, and explores the historical and sociopolitical aspects of ceviche, a dish from Peru that dates back to pre-Columbian times.
Four months a year, the Basque cider bars attract thousands of people, both local and foreign. Everyone waits to fulfill the tradition: enjoying a menu of Spanish omelette, cod, chop and cheese, and drinking cider to the cry of “¡txotx!”.