October 10 - 13, 2019

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Immerse yourself in a unique four-day experience, or drop in just for a film.

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Our 2019 films range from an African romantic comedy to a documentary about a feisty legend often called the Julia Child of Mexico to an exploration of blind-tasting wine.

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Eating Bahn Mi


Eat delectable food. Bring your children. Learn more about pollinators. Celebrate at our afterparties.

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Jonathan Gold and Amanda Faison


Extraordinary people speak at our Festival. The only food writer to win a Pulitzer Prize, the late Jonathan Gold. World-renowned fermented food expert Sandor Katz. Lots of local experts. Come learn from them.

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2019 Flatirons Food Film Festival

Join us for four days of food culture nirvana from October 10-13, 2019 in Boulder, Colorado. The Flatirons Food Film Festival rides again for its 7th year, and we keep growing to offer more experiences and ways to learn about food. This year, we are adding a free lecture series and unique exhibitions of local art inspired by our films.

Check out contemporary Harare in Mozambique while watching our African romantic comedy, Cook Off. Visit our Pollinators Fair. Attend a lecture about the #MeToo movement in the restaurant industry. Celebrate the end of the Festival at our The Biggest Little Farm dinner at Bramble and Hare with Eric and Jill Skokan. Come early to our Opening Night: The Migrant Kitchen showing or Tazzeka and view art inspired by the films.

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Tampopo Screening September 28th 4pm

Tampopo scene

We are pleased to co-present a special screening of the Flatirons Food Film Festival hit film, Tampopo, with the Alamo Drafthouse Westminster. Get ready for the 2019 Festival by whetting your appetite with one of the best food films of all time. Buy Tickets.

New Ramen Events!

To enhance your experience of the Tampopo screening at the Alamo Drafthouse Westminster on Saturday, Sept. 28, 4pm, we have added two new ramen events:
Bowl of ramen

  • Chef Jesusio Silva of Misaki @ Superior will hold a ramen demonstration and sampling before the film, starting at 3:15pm at the Alamo Drafthouse.
  • Over steaming bowls of ramen, we will discuss Tampopo at Misaki @ Superior at a ramen gathering after the film. Keep your ticket stub to get a 15% discount.

Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema

This year, we are partnering with another unique film festival, the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema. We are screening a dance cinema film, Amuse, that has screened at their festival during Short Films for Food People program on Saturday, October 12 at eTown Hall.

Premiere Weekend

Check out the Premiere Weekend of the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema’s 16th Annual Festival Season. Get ready for an eclectic selection of the season’s best dance cinema shorts from around the world. From the highly produced to the highly experimental, these screenings exude technical excellence, dazzling visuals and a stunning experience at the intersection of cinematography and choreography.

  • Date: Friday and Saturday, September 20 and 21, 7:30pm
  • Location: Irey Theater of the Theater and Dance building (1595 Pleasant St.) on the CU-Boulder campus.
  • Admission is free.

Come early for a good seat and to see the installations.

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“Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime ‘associates,’ food, for me, has always been an adventure.” – Anthony Bourdain

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