Breaking Bread

Directed by Beth Elise Hawk
Theatrical Release Date February 04, 2022
Run Time 85 min

BREAKING BREAD follows Arab and Jewish chefs in Haifa, Israel as they collaborate in the kitchen. Connected through a shared love of food, the chefs unite to celebrate their cultures and the food of their region free from political and religious boundaries. Welcome to the A-Sham Arabic Food Festival. Founded by Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, the first Muslim Arab to win Israel’s MasterChef, the festival invites Arab and Jewish chefs to celebrate their shared culinary history as they exchange stories, recipes and techniques. A celebration of the region’s diverse cuisines and people, BREAKING BREAD offers a mouth-watering taste of rich culinary traditions that will leave you wanting more.

Read a letter from filmmaker Beth Elise Hawk on the inspiration behind—and making of—the film.

Name Role
Beth Elise Hawk Director
Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel Featuring
Shlomo Meir Featuring
Ali Khattib Featuring
Osama Dalal Featuring
Ilan Ferron Featuring
Salah Cordi Featuring
Country US
Languages English, Hebrew
Subtitles Yes
Run time 85 min
Year Completed 2020
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