NVF2F Schedule

NVF2F Schedule | March 14 to March 17, 2024  |  Download Schedule

Festival programmers have selected fourteen narrative and documentary films. From culinary classics to Oscar nominees, we have curated a line-up of films to inspire and delight you. Attendees will also enjoy epicurean food and wine experiences, filmmaker Q&As, and more.

Tickets Now on Sale!

Individual tickets to this year’s festival are $20 and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Rush tickets to all screenings will be available for purchase 15 min before each screening at $25. 

Thursday, March 14 / 11:00 am


In the small village of Alcarràs in Catalonia, the peach farmers of the Solé family spend every summer together picking fruit from their orchard. But when new plans arise to install solar panels and cut down trees, the members of this tight-knit group suddenly face eviction – and the loss of far more than their home. Winner of the Golden Bear at Berlinale.



Thursday, March 14 / 2:00 pm


A pizzeria has never been awarded a Michelin Star anywhere in the world. Now a young Neapolitan chef hopes to change the impression that they only award “high-class” cuisine by attaining the coveted Michelin Star for his family’s internationally beloved pizza restaurant in Italy. 



Thursday, March 14 / 5:00 pm


Julia tells the story of the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women. 


Alex Prud'hommeSpecial Guest: Alex Prud'homme, Julia's grand-nephew and author of The French Chef in America: Julia Child’s Second Act.

Sparkling wine courtesy of Schramsberg Vineyards.

Thursday, March 14 / 7:45 pm

Common Ground

Common Ground fuses journalistic expose’ with deeply personal stories from the front lines of the food movement. The film profiles farmers who are using  “regenerative” models of agriculture that could balance the climate, save our health, and stabilize America’s economy – before it’s too late.


Sponsored by Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery

Friday, March 15 / 11:00 am

She Chef

After completing her training at Austria's top restaurant, "Steirereck," 25-year-old Agnes embarks on an exciting journey to learn from the best chefs in the world and develop her own culinary language.


Sponsored by Jennifer Kline Family Foundation

Friday, March 15 / 2:00 pm

Bottle Conditioned

An intimate look at lambic beer and three of its most revered brewers and blenders as they each navigate the growing demands of consumers today.


Pouring courtesy of Mad Fritz Brewing

Friday. March 15 / 5:00 pm

The Michoacan File

For over 300 years, European and Asian trade routes collided in Mexico. These trade routes created a gastronomic culture reflected in the infinite variety of contemporary Mexican cuisine.

The Michoacan File es un nuevo documental que explica el origen, historia e impacto de la comida mexicana en la sociedad moderna. Desde hace 300 años México ha sido el lugar donde las rutas comerciales asiáticas y europeas se encontraban, dejando atrás una fuerte y vasta cultura gastronómica con un enorme repertorio de recetas lo que explica porque hoy, la comida mexicana es infinita en recetas, variedad y sabor.


Friday, March 15 / 7:45 pm


Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.


Vintners Chris Phelps, Tom Rinaldi, and Decanter writer Jonathan Cristaldi will join us for a post-film discussion about winemaking, industry trends, and how Merlot is making a comeback. The event will also feature a curated wine tasting of Merlot and Pinot Noir.

Saturday. March 16 / 11:00 am

The Most Remote
Restaurant in the World

Follow the journey of chefs from Michelin-starred restaurant KOKS as they move their exclusive dining experience and restaurant to one of the most remote corners of the world, Greenland. Foodies, armchair travellers, and adventurers will get a kick out of this one!


Sponsored by Nena Talcott

Emmy Award winning composer Silas Hite will host a Q&A following the film.  He created a score to compliment the stunning Arctic seascape.

Saturday, March 16 / 2:00 pm

Crush : Message in a Bottle

This new documentary is a cinematic portrait of a year in the life of artisanal winemakers and winegrowers in a new fine wine region. Documenting one of the most difficult harvests in recent history, Crush is a testament to the challenges of producing an exceptional bottle of low intervention wine in a frequently inhospitable climate. 


Sponsored by Chappellet Winery

Q&A following the film with Vintner Kelly Mason, subject of the film.

Saturday, March 16 / 5:00 pm

Coldwater Kitchen

Inside a Michigan prison, a dedicated chef's gourmet culinary training program gives incarcerated men new skills - and new hope.


Sponsored by Dick Grace

Q&A following the film with Directors Brian Kaufman and Mark Kurlyandchik, Film Subject Chef Jimmy Hill and former inmate and now Chef Dink Dawson.

Saturday, March 16 / 7:45 pm

The Taste of Things

Eugénie worked for twenty years as a chef for the famous French restaurant owner Dodin.  Their shared love of food created unique, delicious and exquisite dishes in 1885 France that attracted diners from all over the world. Everything changes when Dodin decides to cook for his beloved for the first time. Nominated for Best Foreign Film, 96th Academy Awards.


Sunday, March 17 / 2:00 pm

Waiting for Dali

Fernando, a talented chef, arrives to the village of Cadaqués during the 70s, residence of the internationally renowned Salvador Dalí. The paths of the chef and the artist will cross and cause the birth of a new culinary genius. 


Sponsored by Behrens Family Winery

Sunday, March 17 / 5:00 pm

Susan Feniger. Forked

When one kitchen door closes, another opportunity comes along. Susan Feniger. FORKED  is the wildly entertaining behind-the-scenes story of the celebrated chef’s first solo venture. Her spouse, the Emmy award-winning Liz Lachman, documented the sometimes painful, often joyful process of creating STREET in Los Angeles.


Sponsored by Materra | Cunat Family Vineyards

Join us for a Q&A after the film with Director Liz Lachman and Chef Susan Feniger.