DIRECTOR: Jonathan Cianfrani
USA / 2017
THURSDAY 16 MAY 5:00PM / CINEMA 1
RUNNING TIME: 67 MINS
Fermented manages to present some very interesting procedures and individuals plus provide some crucial questions, and at the same time raise the appetite of anyone who watches the film.
-Asian Film Vault
How much do you know about the ancient art of fermentation? Well, all your questions and more will be answered by this comprehensive insight into a world of food preservation. Focusing on the USA and Japan, the film follows author and Chef Edward Lee, as he goes on a journey to discover the processes that are still used today. He also looks at particular foods, vegetables, cheese, meat, etc. as well as the distinctive recipes that arise from fermentation. It is interesting to look at how culture and handed-down procedures impact the way certain foods are prepared. Find the beauty in rot! Get ready to whet your appetite for this fast-paced view of a rarely seen part of the way food is prepared.