Victoria, BC – Nov 21, 25
(purchase tickets here)
The Rio – Nov 21
Kay Meek Arts Centre – Nov 23
Shuswap Film Society
Salmon Arm, BC – Nov.25
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
Toronto, Ontario – Starts Nov 19
Suzanne Crocker’s First We Eat is an amazing lengthy documentary about truly supporting local farmers and living off the land instead of living off the grid–especially in the harsh climate of Dawson City, Yukon. Not everyone can do both; it really depends on how far detached a family unit (or any community) is from various advances in technology.
Crocker’s family wasn’t convinced at the start. Gerard, daughters Kate and Tess, and son Sam weren’t very enthusiastic and their attitudes changed as this look of their lives played out.
Devour Food & Film Festival
Location: Al Whittle Theatre
450 Main St
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Date: Friday, Oct 23, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Buy In-person screening or Online Tickets here
* includes the short Alchemy.
* physical event includes a Q&A after the film with director Darrell Varga and Festival Host Bob Blumer.
The cultural history of bread is not just about how people come together to bake, but also with its influence in Western Civilization. The analogies made in Bread in the Bones is simply amazing as it delves into different platforms of expression. From edible art by Salvador Dali to poetry by Lewis Carroll, there’s a lot to this loaf’s hold in various aspects of life which I didn’t even realize!
I won’t discuss the politics as it’s not my thing, but I will say many Bakers, authors and historians (sorry, no candlestick makers) are featured in this scrumptious documentary made by baker, professor and film historian Darrell Varga. He’s travelled off the beaten track to gather different stories to feature in his work. Stu Silverstein stands out because while he may look like a stoner from the 70s, he has a lot of far out wisdom to note.
Directed by Mikaela Haeusser
Written by Ellery Lamm
Performed by the SKAM Young Company
Thursday August 27 – 7pm
Friday August 28 – 7pm
Livestreamed on Youtube at
Duration: Under 75 minutes
Backliners opens on livestream for two nights only this week! Join the SKAM Young Company as they navigate the world of social anxiety from the backline.
A group of teens are forced by their parents to take a weeklong improv class with the hopes of combating social anxiety. As they arrive closer to their final public performance, alliances and rivalries are formed, and tensions run high. Backliners is a comedy about vulnerability and the anxiety of feeling out of control.
For ages 13+. There is a reference to suicide.