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JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI

Fri, Feb 10, 2012
at 6:15 PM (World Trade Center Theater)
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Sun, Feb 19, 2012
at 12 PM (Cinema 21)
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JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI

DIRECTOR: David Gelb - UNITED STATES

Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious three-star Michelin review, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimage, calling months in advance and shelling out top dollar for a coveted seat at Jiro’s sushi bar. For most of his life, Jiro has been mastering the art of making sushi, but even at his age he sees himself as still striving for perfection, working from sunrise to well beyond sunset to taste every piece of fish, meticulously train his employees, and carefully mold and finesse the impeccable presentation of each sushi creation. (81 mins.)

First Feature.

Sponsored by the Consulate-General of Japan in Portland and Shigezo.

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Interests: New Directors, Family Fare, Asian, Art, Documentary.

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