Film Reels



Behind the Scenes In Search of Israeli Cuisine with Filmmaker Roger Sherman
Jan 25, 2022 • 12:00 PM EST

Join us on Zoom at noon Eastern time on January 25 for a taste of the story behind The Making of In Search of Israeli Cuisine when its award-winning director Roger Sherman, gives us the backstory behind the making of this entertaining and enlightening documentary. Guided by Chef Michael Solomonov, the owner of the wildly popular restaurant Zahav, it has been said that Roger's journey In Search of Israeli Cuisine 'puts a face on the culture of Israel, drawn from the more than 100 cultures that make up Israel today – Jewish, Arab, Muslim, Christian, Druze.' The film is streaming on a variety of platforms listed in this link


Roger's films have garnered Academy Award nominations, an Emmy, a Peabody, and a James Beard Award. He is a producer, director, cinematographer, author, consultant, and a founder of Florentine Films, and we are delighted to have him join us for what promises to be a fascinating program! A suggestion: watch the film first and bring your lunch because hearing about this film and watching the clips will surely make us all hungry!