If you’re a fan of food and film festivals this one’s for you.
As part of City Palate’s 20 for 20 — a series of events celebrating its 20th Anniversary — the publication has partnered with Six Degrees Production Studio and Nur Films to present Chefly Screen Shots a series of short films featuring Calgary chefs doing what they do best in the kitchen.
The series of films — shot by Ramin Eshraghi-Yazdi — will be projected onscreen while local musician Chris Vail and his band play live music composed specifically for each film. After the screening the food will come out — Flatbread from Sidewalk Citizen Dumplings from Nicole Gourmet Porchetta from Bonterra Pizza from UNA Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Molasses from The Cookbook Co. Cooks Meringues from MEEZ Compressed Fruit Salad with Yuzu Yogurt Foam from Candela. All the food is inspired by or reflected in the films which star Jackie Cooke from Avec Kevin Kent from Knifewear Nathan Head from Milk Tiger Lounge Kevin Turner from Symons Roadhouse Aviv Fried and Michal Lavi from Sidewalk Citizen Judy Wood from MEEZ Cuisine Justin Leboe from Model Milk Rogelio Herrera from Alloy Nicole Gomes from Nicole Gourmet Xavier Lacaze from BRIGGS Kitchen + Bar Glen Manzer from Bonterra and Cibo Matthew Altizer from The Cookbook Co. Cooks and Steve Smee from UNA and Ox & Angela.
Chefly Screen Shots is sponsored in part by Calgary Folk Music Festival and Calgary Underground Film Festival. Tickets are $60 and are available at cheflyscreenshots.eventbrite.ca and at calgaryfolkfest.com . Tickets include eats and two drinks — a cocktail featuring Victoria Spirits and a glass of bubbles!
It all takes place on Wednesday May 7 at Festival Hall. Doors at 6:30 pm show at 7 pm.