By Susan Dunne | Hartford Courant
Wadsworth Atheneum’s periodic “Food and Film” series continues Saturday, March 19, with a screening of “Chef.”
The 2014 drama directed by and starring Jon Favreau tells the story of a hot chef whose career goes south, so he tries a new direction, opening a food truck that serves Cuban sandwiches.
The movie will be shown at 5 p.m. in the Aetna Theater. At 7 p.m. there will be a meal in the museum cafe with a menu that corresponds to the story in the movie.
Admission to the movie-and-meal is $45, seniors and students $44, members $43, Insider Access and above $40. Admission to just the movie is $9, $8 seniors and students, $7 members, free to Insider Access and above.
Also at the Atheneum: The Interfaith film series will close with a screening of “Mr. and Mrs. Iyer.” The Indian drama tells of a Hindu woman who protects a Muslim man from sectarian violence. It is in Tamil, Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu with subtitles, and English. Showtime is Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m.
The same price structure applies. thewadsworth.org.