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The Food Film Festival ----- Hometown Heroes: NYC

  • AMC Empire 25 234 West 42nd Street
    New York City
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Celebrating some of the unique and beloved chefs and restaurants that help give New York City its one-of-a-kind flavor.

Friday, October 25, 2019
VIP 6:15 pm | GA Doors 7:00 pm
GA $100 | VIP $125 SOLD OUT
VIP tickets include access to VIP Pre-Party at 6:15pm.

All tickets are all inclusive of food, drink, theatre
seating and After-Party access.

You do not need to make dinner reservations.
You will go home full!
As with all Food Film Festival events, guests get to taste what they see on the screen…right in their seats!

The Films

Food Curated: Brooklyn Bugs
Dir. Liza Mosquito deGuia
Theatrical Premiere

Food Curated: Llama Inn
Dir. Liza Mosquito deGuia
US Premiere

Food Skills: The Last Tortilla Kings of Brooklyn
Dir. Jackson Connor

Great Big Story - Queens: Coconut Pancakes
Dir. Great Big Story

Gyro II: It's The Sauce
Dir. George Motz
World Premiere

Ramen Possessed - A Short Film about Ramen and Passion
Dir. Bryan Moebius
World Premiere


The Food

  • VIP Pre-Party featuring an assortment of dishes inspired by the diverse neighborhoods of NYC prepared by Chef Stephen Yen

  • Queens’ Favorite Ramen Shack to return for One Night Only

  • Signatures dishes from Chef Erik Ramirez’s Llama Inn

  • Edible Insects from Chef Joseph Yoon

  • Coconut Pancakes from Chef Nigel Sielegar of Moon Man

  • Delicacies from Breads Bakery

  • And more!

The After-Party

All guests are invited to the after-party just outside the theater for more food, drink, and fun!




The Fine Print

The event will take place at:
AMC Empire 25
234 W 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036

Note: Details are subject to change without notice.
Film screenings begin 15 minutes after General Admission doors open.

All Festival events are 21+

Peanuts, nuts and other food allergens may be present in the food served at The Festival. Although we make every effort to keep these items separated, we cannot guarantee that the food served will be free of the 8 major allergens identified by the FDA.

By entering and by your presence here you consent to be photographed, filmed, and recorded and acknowledge that such films and recordings of you may be used in any and all media and for any purpose throughout the universe in perpetuity without compensation or credit to you. You understand that all photography, filming, and recording will be done in reliance of this consent given by you.