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Kōfuku Graffiti (幸腹グラフィティ) – Anime

Gourmet Girl Graffiti, known in Japan as Happy Cooking Graffiti (幸腹グラフィティ Kōfuku Graffiti) is a recent anime that draws attention to food. The story tells about the life of a lonely minor, Ryō Machiko (a second-year middle school girl) living in Tokyo who has been groomed since young

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Tapped (2009) – Documentary

Tapped (2009) is a documentary film that examines the fate of today’s most basic resources – drinking water. Set within the parameter of the United States, the film examines the ecology, environmental impact and consequences of embracing the current trend of ‘bottled water’ as a commodity.

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Maid Sama! (2010)

Maid Sama! or 会長はメイド様! (Kaichō wa Meido-sama!, in Japanese), literally means ‘The president is a maid!’ is a high school romance story revolving around a maid cafe.

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Samsara (2011)

‘Samsara’, a Sanskrit word which means “the ever turning wheel of life”. Samsara (2011) is a unique non-narrative documentary with vibrant visuals and musical artistry depicting the livelihood of twenty five countries in today’s context.

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Sweet Treats with K-On

K-On is a popular animated television series that tells a story about high school life in Japan. The series is simple, fun and light hearted involving a group of Japanese high school girls who build their friendship through participation in a light music club at Sakuragaoka Girl’s High School.

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Cocktail (1988)

Cocktail (1988) is an American romantic drama that gives viewers a peek at the bartending and service industry of the era. It is a film directed by Roger Donaldson and written by Heywood Gould, whose screenplay is based on his book. The film was a financial success

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

The film, ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey‘ is a story centered on a family, the Kadam who leaves their native land of India in search for a better home in Europe where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory’s Michelin-starred French eatery.

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Chef (2014) – Food Movie Review

Image from http://trailers.apple.com/ A recently released film, Chef (2014) is about “a chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family“. Will he make it? That’s the question you may ask but we will spare no answer as […]

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Tampopo (1985) – Food Movie Review

A film travelling back in time to the era of the 80s, Tampopo (1985) tells a story of the livelihood of the Japanese of that decade. Image from http://en.wikipedia.org/

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Le Chef (2012) – Foodie Movie Review

Le Chef, a 2012 French comedy film directed by Daniel Cohen had its international premiere at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in 2012. The show gives a glimpse of taste and flavours of the French cuisine, where the culture of food appreciation and the dining etiquette are poles apart from the developing Asian world. […]

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