Ultra Docu, a network created to provide access to a collection of documentaries on Latin American topics as well as lifestyle, technology-related films and human-interest programming from around the globe, premieres this season the Venezuelan-Argentinean documentary about food Candy Bar directed by Alejandra Szeplaki.
The 80 minutes documentary, produced by Daniel Jerozolimski, is set between Venezuela and Argentina. Through the lives of 6 women, the film shows the different relationships that these characters engage with food. They experience how a dish transcends the border of the nutritious and in what manner the gastronomy is crossed by economic relations.
Candy Bar is from 2018 and shows by what method a meal can transcends the border of the nutritious, intersected by emotional, cultural, and economic relations even could be considered as a political act. Eating patterns are related with affection, company, reward, punishment, social status, illness, health, poverty, as well as wealth.
Ultra Docu is owned and operated by Olympusat, Inc., and it’s currently available on Charter Spectrum, Claro, Hotwire Communications, and Fios by Verizon.
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