Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles
- Today, Sep 30
Director: Laura Gabbert Run Time: 75 min.
Starring: Dinara Kasko, Dominique Ansel, Sam Bompas
About the film:
Official Selection of Tribeca and Hot Docs. Via London, Versailles, and Instagram, the documentary follows famous chef Yotam Ottolenghi and his innovative team of pastry chefs from around the world on a quest to bring the sumptuous art and decadence of Versailles to life in cake form while giving audiences a peek inside the majestic Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
“With 3D-printed molds, alcoholic whirlpools, and sugared stone, the only limit was their imaginations.”
– Jared Mobarak, Film Stage
About the filmmaker:
Documentary director Laura Gabbert’s critically acclaimed films use humor and drama to put a human face on a range of social issues, including aging, the environment, and AIDS. Gabbert was nominated for Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and a Gamechanger Award at SXSW for City of Gold, her 2015 documentary about Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold.See today’s showtimes See upcoming films