Mottainai Kitchen

Directed By: David Gross

August 8, 2020 / Japanese German English / 95 min

In this culinary road movie, filmmaker and food activist David Gross discovers the fascinating Japanese concept of Mottainai, meets local chefs, scientists and farmers in search of a “Zero Waste Kitchen Revolution.”

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Screened Semesters:

  • Winter 2023