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Stereotypes In Food And Film

Stereotypes In Food And Film

Stereotypes appear both in food and film.  Sometimes they are employed for humor or satire and at other times they are a pejorative representation of people and places.  In this essay I will describe how  some Tex- Mex  food is stereotypic, how US films depict […]

What Do Food And Film Have in Common? #3: “Layering”

What Do Food And Film Have in Common? #3: “Layering”

“Layering” happens when one element is placed over another so that we experience them separately and also together over time.  Both film and food use the technique of layering to provide a dense and revelatory experience that pushes us beyond a one-dimensional and simplistic way […]

Food of Indigenous Texas Peoples Who Became Today’s Mexican American Community.

Food of Indigenous Texas Peoples Who Became Today’s Mexican American Community.

March 28 we served a 10-course Chef’s Texas Mexican dinner at the Aurora Picture Show. Family and friends came in from San Antonio and two chef amigos, fellow CIA alumni, flew in to help staff the kitchen.   Being the first art exhibit ever to connect […]

Menu for the Food and Film Art Show

Menu for the Food and Film Art Show

We will be serving/performing this meal at the Aurora Picture Show while above the diners, on a giant screen, art videos by Chicano filmmakers will play. The art show explores how films and food share texture, pacing, history, and how they perform similar aesthetic functions […]

What Do Food and Film Have In Common?:  #1 Ownership

What Do Food and Film Have In Common?: #1 Ownership

This is the first in a series of posts about food and film, and how the two have similar artistic goals, production strategies and relationships with community.  I include video when using the term, film. The series is leading toward March 28 when we will […]

An Evening of Texas Mexican Food, Film and Meaning

An Evening of Texas Mexican Food, Film and Meaning

If you are near Houston, Texas we hope you will join us for an art happening that integrates film and food.  Hosted by The Aurora Picture Show, this evening event explores and celebrates the aesthetic ways in which both film and food serve to promote […]