- Screening Dates: 2nd June, 6pm // 9th June, 8pm
- Starring: Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel
- Directed by: Beth Elise Hawk
- Running time: 85 mins
- Rating: M - some offensive language
- Language: Hebrew and Arabic & English with English subtitles
BREAKING BREAD follows Arab and Jewish chefs in Haifa, Israel as they collaborate in the kitchen. Connected through a shared love of food, the chefs unite to celebrate their cultures and the food of their region free from political and religious boundaries.
Welcome to the A-Sham Arabic Food Festival. Founded by Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, the first Muslim Arab to win Israel’s MasterChef, the festival invites Arab and Jewish chefs to celebrate their shared culinary history as they exchange stories, recipes and techniques.
A celebration of the region’s diverse cuisines and people, BREAKING BREAD offers a mouth watering taste of rich culinary traditions that will leave you wanting more.
★★★★ “Delicious” – David Stratton, The Australian
★★★★ “Packed to the brim with charm” – FilmInk
★★★★ “A beautiful and important documentary” – Glam Adelaide
“A mouth-watering film about hope, collaboration and exotic fare” – SBS
“Cuisine Diplomacy” – THE WRAP