DOC NOW! FEST // Juan Likes Rice & Chicken + Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Run Time: 120 min. Rating: PG
What’s better than a Dame Helen Mirren-hosted pseudo-documentary classic as interpreted by some of the funniest comedians and performers out there — including the lovable Fred Armisen & Bill Hader? When they’re paired double-feature style on the big screen with the films that inspired the episodes!
JUAN LIKES RICE & CHICKEN
Young Colombian chefs learn the tricks of the restaurant trade from their strict father, Juan, whose celebrated restaurant only serves one dish: chicken and rice.
Directors: Alexander Buono, Rhys Thomas
Starring: Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Helen Mirren
JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI
Revered sushi chef Jiro Ono strives for perfection in his work, while his eldest son, Yoshikazu, has trouble living up to his father’s legacy.
Directors: David Gelb
Starring: Jiro Ono, Yoshikazu Ono, Masuhiro Yamamoto