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The Truffle Hunters

Through This Lens
Join us as we embark on a captivating journey through the world of cinema in our fan-favorite programming series, Through This Lens. Prepare to be transported across continents as we explore some of the most innovative and impactful storytelling on the global stage. From thought-provoking narratives to visually stunning journeys, our series promises a unique cinematic experience that will enrich your perspective and ignite your imagination.

 

SYNOPSIS:
This delightful documentary follows a handful of men and their trusty canine companions as they scour the forests of Piedmont, Italy, in search of the rare and elusive white Alba truffle, one of the most expensive and highly sought-after mushrooms on Earth. Exquisitely photographed and endlessly entertaining, the film functions as both a heartwarming character study and a treatise on capitalist exploitation. The film was awarded Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography by the American Society of Cinematographers and Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary by the Director’s Guild of America. 

 

Doors open at 5:30 pm. Intro and conversation with Director of Programming Mike Traina at 6 pm. Film begins at 6:15 pm

SERIES PASSES are available for $40 – Click HERE to purchase a series pass. 

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