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Introduction by Director Michael Lei

Follow the journey of two students from Gustu, the revolutionary cooking school and fine-dining restaurant for underprivileged Bolivian youth, founded by Noma co-founder Claus Meyer in La Paz, Bolivia. After the film, there will be a discussion led by Jensen Cummings of Best Served Podcast with Michael Lei and Claus Meyer.

For live viewers:

  • 6:30 pm Program begins
  • 6:40 pm Feature film
  • 8:05-8:40 pm Discussion

This program will be available to begin streaming until midnight on Feb 5th.

Note: R Gallery in Boulder is showing an in-person and online exhibit of art by Colorado artists inspired by Festival films, including A Taste of Sky. Connie Slack and Gail Pederson are the artists for A Taste of Sky.

Festival extras

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  • Consider getting a Festival movie gobblebox from the Inventing Room Dessert Shop or local food snack box from the Boulder County Farmers Markets to enjoy during the movie. For more information about Festival movie snacks, click here.

Two students come to La Paz for Gustu, a groundbreaking fine-dining restaurant and cooking school for the Bolivia’s underprivileged youth. Founded by acclaimed Danish restaurateur Claus Meyer, whose last project, Noma, won the prestigious San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards a staggering four times, the hope is to guide these young Bolivians towards a better future as they attempt to establish their country as the world’s next great culinary destination. A Taste of Sky is a sensory experience that takes audiences on an epic journey across the rugged vistas of Bolivia, and is an exploration of family, mentorship, and legacy - all viewed through the powerful lens of food.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    85 minutes
  • Language
    English, Spanish
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Michael Yuchen Lei
  • Producer
    Andrew Renzi, Kevin Iwashina, Michael Yuchen Lei
  • Executive Producer
    Amy Nauiokas, Vinay Singh, James Connelly
  • Cinematographer
    Jeff Louis Peterman