Screening Room: The Art of Mole Is the Art of Mexico

By David Schonauer   Thursday July 13, 2017

Films about food can take many forms, from documentary discussions of history and culture to sensual celebrations of taste. Director Barbara Anastacio’s short Mole Is Mexico,  notes Nowness, combines both those approaches while also updating the traditional step-by-step guide to cooking. Inspired by the work of Spanish filmmaker and Mexico City habitué Luis Buñuel, Anastacio creates a dreamscape that captures Mexican chef Enrique Olvera’s passion for mole.

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