Friday, February 23, 2018

Oscar Project 2018: Knife Skills

Movie: Knife Skills

This documentary short is about the founding of a restaurant in Cleveland that aspires to be a world-class French restaurant - and is also staffed almost entirely by people recently out of prison. It's an interesting, worthwhile project, and the film does a pretty good job of showcasing the good it does while not ignoring the problems and trainees who didn't work out. And it's certainly fun to watch (some of the) people with no cooking experience discover that they love restaurant life. The deadline of the restaurant opening gives this nice momentum.

Availability: Available for rental or purchase. Find out how to see all the shorts here.

Nominated In:
Documentary (Short Subject): Sure.

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