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May 22, 2020 - May 28, 2020


Available now – Thurs, May 28th

2020 Florida Film Festival Official Selection

Certified Fresh with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes!

“Crisply British and deliciously no-nonsense, Kennedy is a wonderfully bracing character for Elizabeth Carroll’s deft documentary.” —Wendy Ide, OBSERVER (UK)

“In this time of peril and chaos, Elizabeth Carroll’s documentary is a balm for the soul…will leave you inspired, and hungry.” —Chuck Bowen, SLANT MAGAZINE

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy is an intimate, candid perspective into the curious world of cookbook author and British ex-pat Diana Kennedy – widely regarded as the world’s expert on Mexican cuisine. At five feet tall and 97 years old, Diana is larger than life: a foul-mouthed fireball far more feisty and energetic than her age and petite frame let on. Author of nine Mexican cookbooks, she has spent over 60 years researching and documenting the regional cuisines of Mexico. Kennedy has lived ‘off-the-grid’ on an eight-acre ranch outside Zitácuaro, Michoacán since the 1970’s: composting, growing her own crops, and using solar power to run her home. Aware of her own mortality, she is working tirelessly to solidify the legacy of her life’s efforts, with the hope of turning her home into a foundation for culinary education in Mexico.
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Maitland, 32751 United States
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