Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

Featuring extensive interviews with Diana Kennedy and famed chefs José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Gabriela Camara and Alice Waters, Diana Kennedy provides an intimate look at the leading expert on Mexican cuisine. The author of nine acclaimed cookbooks and a two-time James Beard Award winner, Diana is called the “Julia Child of Mexico”, but the feisty cook prefers “The Mick Jagger of Mexican Cuisine”.

“Cinematic comfort food of the first order” – Variety

“A candid, frank, and comprehensive whirlwind tour through the life and work of one of the world’s most celebrated (and uncompromising) chefs.” – The Gate

“A charming documentary that allows its subject’s vibrant personality shine through.” – Quelle Movies

2020. Documentary. 81 min. NR.

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Q&A Discussion

Foodies take note. To celebrate the May 22 virtual cinema release of DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY, a virtual Q&A will take place on Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 PM with director Elizabeth Carroll, chef Alice Waters (Chez Panisse), chef Gabriela Cámara (Contramara & Cala), and The New York Times food writer David Tanis. (Register via Zoom here).

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This film is provided by our distributor friends at Greenwich Entertainment and 50% of the ticket proceeds will benefit the Michigan Theater Foundation!

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