In Search of Israeli Cuisine Opening Weekend

The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund is excited to announce the New York theatrical opening of In Search of Israeli Cuisine on March 24th at Lincoln Plaza Cinema and Angelika Film Center. The film has already been shown at more than 100 festivals and special screenings around the world.

Filmmaker Roger Sherman explores the vibrant and up-and-coming culinary scene in Israel with chef/guide, Michael Solomonov of Zahav Restaurant in Philadelphia. Throughout the film, Sherman discovers the surprisingly diverse and beautiful food traditions of Israeli people—Moroccan, Persian, Lebanese, French, Italian, and Russian—Jewish, Arab, Palestinian, Christian, Druze.

Roger is a founder of Florentine Films; his films have won a James Beard Award, an Emmy, a Peabody, and two Academy Award nominations.

The Laurie M. Illumination Fund funded the film to support constructive expression, cultural exploration and communication.


Opens Friday, March 24
New York City – Lincoln Plaza Cinema
New York City – Angelika Film Center

Opens Friday, March 31
Los Angeles – Laemmle’s Royal
Encino – Laemmle’s Town Center 5
Irvine, CA – Edwards Westpark 8
San Francisco – Opera Plaza Cinema
Berkeley – Shattuck Cinemas
Philadelphia – Landmark Ritz Five

Opens Friday, April 7
Chicago, IL – Music Box Theatre
Highland Park, IL  Renaissance Place
Minneapolis – Edina Cinema
St. Louis, MO – Plaza Frontenac Cinema
Malverne, NY – Malverne Cinema
Maplewood, NJ – Maplewood Theatre
Kew Gardens, NY – Kew Gardens

Opens Friday, April 21
San Diego – Ken Cinema
Washington, DC – Bethesda Row Cinema
Cambridge – Kendall Square Cinema
Boston – West Newton Cinema
Atlanta – Midtown Cinema

Opens Friday, April 23
Jenkinton, PA – Hiway Theater

Opens Friday, May 12
Denver – Landmark Theatres