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Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

Friday & Saturday, June 16 & 17 at 7PM
Sunday, June 18 at 2:30PM & 7PM
Monday and Tuesday, June 19 & 20 at 7PM
R, 102 Minutes, Biography/ Documentary
Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each showing. Tickets are $8 General and $7 for Seniors & Students.

Starring: Jeremiah Tower, Anthony Bourdain, Martha Stewart, Mario Batali
Directed by: Lydia Tenaglia

JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT explores the remarkable life of Jeremiah Tower, one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. Tower began his career at the renowned Chez Panisse in Berkeley in 1972, becoming a pioneering figure in the emerging California cuisine movement. After leaving Chez Panisse, due in part to a famously contentious relationship with the founder Alice Walters, Tower went on to launch his own legendary, overnight sensation Stars Restaurant in San Francisco. After several years, Tower mysteriously walked away from Stars and then disappeared from the scene for nearly two decades, only to resurface in the most unlikely of places: New York City’s fabled but troubled Tavern on the Green.

“An unusually engaging portrait of a legendary chef who can be insufferable, but who is also a brighter-than-life charmer, raging perfectionist, world-class hedonist, self-styled dandy and all-too-human survivor of the highest-end restaurant wars.”  – Wall Street Journal