THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS
October 2, 7, 17, 2021
Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years young, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle—which to date has resisted all of modern science’s efforts at cultivation. They’re guided by a secret culture and training passed down through generations, as well as by the noses of their cherished and expertly-trained dogs. They live a simpler, slower way of life, in harmony with their loyal animals and their picture-perfect land, seemingly straight out of a fairy tale. They’re untethered to cell phone screens or the Internet, opting instead to make their food and drink by hand and prioritizing in-person connections and community.
Dir: Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw / 2021 / US / 84 min
“A scrumptious cinematic journey. Try not to fall hard for the joy it spreads.” – Tomris Laffly, Variety
“Gorgeous. Unique. Delightful. Visual Poetry. A fascinating glimpse inside a world of arcane knowledge and the luxury market that feeds off it. A constant feast for the eyes and a nourishment for the soul, giving the illusion of a journey back in time to a pre-technology age of simpler pleasures.” – David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
SCREENING: SAT 10/2 4PM; THU 10/7 4PM; SUN 10/17 4PM; THU 10/21 4PM
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