Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 2 pm – Free
Jewish culture reflects the heart of a vital ethnic history. As that culture continues to shift and adapt within a North American context, delicatessen food remains a beloved communal delicacy. In Houston, Texas, third-generation deli-man Ziggy Gruber has built arguably the finest delicatessen restaurant in the U.S. His story—augmented by the stories of other iconic delis—embodies a tradition indelibly linked to its savory, nostalgic foods.
“Deli Man is the documentary equivalent of comfort food: warm, generous and made with love.” (Michael O’Sullivan, Washington Post)
In English only.
United States – 2014 – 91 mins.
Introduced by Gayle Cohen with a post-screening discussion lead by her