The Truffle Hunters


Theater 2 Fri, Jun 11 6:45 PM
Theater 2 Sat, Jun 12 1:00 PM
Theater 2 Sat, Jun 12 4:10 PM
Theater 2 Sun, Jun 13 1:30 PM
Theater 2 Sun, Jun 13 4:30 PM
Theater 2 Mon, Jun 14 7:30 PM
Theater 2 Wed, Jun 16 7:30 PM


Directed by:  Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw

Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years young, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle—which to date has resisted all of modern science's efforts at cultivation. They're guided by a secret culture and training passed down through generations, as well as by the noses of their cherished and expertly-trained dogs. They live a simpler, slower way of life, in harmony with their loyal animals and their picture-perfect land, seemingly straight out of a fairy tale. They're untethered to cell phone screens or the Internet, opting instead to make their food and drink by hand and prioritizing in-person connections and community.