Woods Hole Film Festival To Show "Jiro Dreams Of Sushi"

85-year-old Jiro Ono is the subject of the documentary

Courtesy Woods Hole Film Festival - 85-year-old Jiro Ono is the subject of the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi."

The Woods Hole Film Festival Winter Series Dinner and a Movie continues this Saturday, with the screening of the award-winning documentary, "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," at the Waterfront Dining Room at the Captain Kidd Restaurant. 

Tickets are $25 per person and include dinner, selected from a preset menu and served at 5:30 PM, and the film, which  begins at approximately 7:30 PM. Reservations are required by calling 508-548-8563. 

"Jiro Dreams of Sushi," by David Gelb, is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world's greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious three-star Michelin Guide rating, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimages to it, calling months in advance and shelling out top dollar for a coveted seat at Jiro's sushi bar.

"Jiro Dreams of Sushi" is a thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world and as a loving yet complicated father. 

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  • katiepjk

    This documentary is excellent!