A PORTRAIT OF
CHEF NOBUO FUKUDA
Official Selection: 2017 Seattle International Film Festival
Official Selection: 2017 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
Official Selection: 2018 Haifa International Film Festival
Official Selection: 2018 Waimea Ocean Film Festival
A documentary about a free-spirited chef born of a strict culture. 'Kakehashi' is the vision that Chef Nobuo Fukuda's father had for him, to bridge the gap between Japan and the rest of the world. Facing the challenges of a strict environment and emigrating to a new one, Chef Nobuo did the unexpected to bridge the gap with his cuisine.
In 2007, Chef Nobuo was awarded the James Beard Awards for Best Chef: Southwest.
Distributor/Releasing: 7th Art Releasing