What the press is saying:
This new documentary will take you on the Cuban Food Tour you've been waiting for."
Mouth-watering…eye-opening! Made with an archivist’s heart and a gourmand’s soul, Soto imbues his film with a hand-crafted charm that perfectly suits the stories and foods he focuses on."
A gorgeous love letter to the people and country of Cuba. Soto’s imagery, stories, and food are compelling and a real triumph overall."
Heroic Havana, gorgeous in its dilapidations, is a star, but the lush countryside, pastel-candy small towns and footage on the sparkling water demand all one’s attention as well, in every frame."
Soto and his crew went on a 45-day culinary adventure that would have made Anthony Bourdain blush, hiking through unwelcoming terrain to discover dishes long forgotten in the big cities"
Soto's motivation to capture the stories of his people and share them with the world is a treat for those of us who love food and history"
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After ten years living as an expat in the United States, Asori Soto decides to return to his homeland of Cuba to search for the missing flavors of his childhood. Cuban Food Stories is a unique film about food, society, and culture on the island of Cuba. A personal road-trip adventure all around the island to discover the most authentic flavors and stories behind the Cuban cuisine.
A film with unprecedented access to regions so remote that you can only get there by raft, horseback, or swimming. A journey that will leave your mouth watering as we take you from the middle of nowhere to the big cities to discover an exciting Cuba in a time of change.
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Produced by EASY MONDAYS
In Association with SUNDIAL PICTURES
Directed & Produced by Asori Soto
Executive Produced by Joey Carey, Malena Svarch, Stefan Nowicki and Luis Lago
Edited by Kristan Sprague
Cinematographer Gilliam de la Torre
Music by Kyle Newmaster
Co-Producer Dan Gabriel
Associate Producers María Bacardi, Jessica Naomi Fong