The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund is excited to announce that the documentary, In Search of Israeli Cuisine, is now available on Netflix, and continues its series of screenings in communities across the U.S.
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.