DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
“Elizabeth Carroll’s zingy documentary portrait… puts a relevant, environmentally-minded contemporary lens on Kennedy’s cherished traditionalism.” – Variety
This Sat (5/23) 5pm PT/ 8pm ET:
Virtual Q&A with famed chef Alice Waters (Chez Panisse), The New York Times City Kitchen columnist David Tanis, and director Elizabeth Carroll. Now joined by two-time James Beard semifinalist Gabriela Cámara (A Tale of Two Kitchens)
RSVP to the Q&A here: https://bit.ly/DianaKennedyQARegistration
Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy explores Diana’s vibrant, unconventional life, blending vérité with archival footage, photographs and interviews. Viewers accompany her in intimate settings at home-cooking, gardening, and traveling to accept awards and speak to audiences. The film features interviews with notable chefs and friends including AliceWaters, José Andrés, Rick Bayless, and Gabriela Cámara, along with footage from Diana’s TLC cooking show, “The Art of Mexican Cooking.” Whether she is instructing chefs at her infamous “Boot Camp” cooking school, blazing her truck over the cobblestone roads of Zitácuaro or sunbathing with a scotch on her balcony, Diana is captivatingly bold, spirited,and unapologetically herself.
Directed by Elizabeth Carroll, USA/MEXICO. 81 mins.
Price: $10 (50% of proceeds support The Roxie)