god of ramen

Film Screening: The God of Ramen

November 25th, 2014
Alice MacKay Room, Central Library
Free

The Consulate General of Japan, The Japan Foundation and the Vancouver Public Library present the documentary – The God of Ramen.

East Ikebukuro Taishoken – the legendary shop that had people waiting in line for hours for just one bowl of ramen made by Chef Kazuo Yamagishi. What is so special about his ramen and his restaurant? Compiled from over ten years of real footage, this award winning documentary captures the life, the love, and the friendship of the celebrated ramen chef Kazuo Yamagishi to reveal a truly heartwarming story. (90 min, Japanese with English subtitles, G)