Tickets for the NYC Food Film Festival don’t go on sale till tomorrow at noon, but we’re the first to lay eyes on the initial programming schedule, and the previously announced food-truck bonanza isn’t the only blowout that organizer George Motz has in store. As recently mentioned, the festival’s film lineup will include documentaries on Michael White and Florent Morellet, and a short about Greenpointport oysters from Liza de Guia, who today visits Nunu Chocolates on her website Food Curated. The below events lineup, meanwhile, will include an Asian–street-food market hosted by Brad Farmerie of Double Crown and burger, oyster, and grits bashes.
Wednesday, June 23rd - The Great New York City Shuck ‘N Suck
Opening Night! An All-You-Can-Eat Oyster Feast, 4 Short Oyster Films and a Shuck ‘N Suck Contest
Films: What’s Virgin Mean?, Widow’s Hole Oysters (Food Curated), Working The Miles, The Perfect Oyster, The Mud and the Blood, Just A Drizzle of Oil and Lemon (Always Hungry)
6:30 pm / Water Taxi Beach, South Street Seaport
Tickets: Pre-Sale: $85 / Official Sale: $125 / At the Door: $145
Thursday, June 24th - Brad Farmerie’s Southeast Asian Street Food Market
Chef Brad Farmerie (PUBLIC / Double Crown) curates an evening of exotic treats and food films.
Films: Pork Chop, Squid Chips, Night Market Taipei, Ipoh Invasion
6:30 PM / Astor Center, Manhattan
Tickets: Pre-Sale: Only w/ VIP Pass / Official Sale: $95 / At the Door: $125
Friday, June 25th - Edible Adventure #001: Smokes, Ears and Ice Cream
This food film adventure includes pig ear sandwiches, exotic ice cream flavors and more.
Films: What’s Virgin Mean?, Obsessives - Soda Pop, Smokes & Ears, Pork Chop, Etiquette, Fatty ‘Cue (Food Curated), Fast Food
7 pm / Water Taxi Beach, Long Island City, Queens
Tickets: FREE (Tickets Required)
Saturday, June 26th - The World’s First Food Truck Drive-In Movie
Where the food trucks drive in and guests arrive on foot
Featuring the largest group of NYC-area food trucks ever assembled, including…Wafels ‘n Dinges, Treats Truck, Street Sweets, NYC Cravings, Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, Soler Dominican, the Bistro Truck, Green Pirate Juice Truck, Jiannettos Pizza, Rickshaw Dumplings and many more.
Films: The Bread Maverick, The Chef’s Letter, In De Keuken, What’s Virgin Mean?, An Ordinary Woman, Wafels & Dinges (Vendr.TV), Obsessives - Urban Farmer, Obsessives - Knifemaker, Down The Block, Pasta Titles, Naturally Risen
12 noon - 10 pm / Under the Brooklyn Bridge, DUMBO
Tickets: General Admission Tickets are SOLD OUT. Currently, only guaranteed admission opportunity is via Festival VIP Pass purchase.
Sunday, June 27th - It’s Grits!
The 1st-ever Matt Timms Grits Takedown and Screening of Food Film Classic It’s Grits
12 Noon / Tobacco Warehouse, DUMBO, Brooklyn
Film: It’s Grits!
Tickets: Pre-Sale: $35 / Official Sale: $35 / At the Door: $45
Sunday, June 27th - Brooklyn Burger ‘N Beer Garden
Enjoy Burgers Paired with Craft Brews, and an Exclusive Screening of Anat Baron’s Beer Wars
Films: Beer Wars, Best of Hamburger America
6 PM / Tobacco Warehouse, DUMBO, Brooklyn
Tickets: Pre-Sale: $35 / Official Sale: $45 / At the Door: $55
NYC Food Film Festival: The Films [Official Site]