The Truffle Hunters: vanishing old world traditions and culinary treasures come together in the documentary, which will be featured in a Special Screening, including a Q & A and a truffle-inspired reception, hosted by Billings Farm & Museum on Saturday, November 20 at 3:00 PM.
The Special Screening on Nov. 20 will feature a POST-FILM DISCUSSION with acclaimed Executive Producer, Geralyn Dreyfous, who will highlight the international conservation effort inspired by the film, AND RECEPTION featuring fresh truffles and truffle-inspired specialty offerings catered by Heart Rock Kitchen, paired with wine and Billings Farm cheese. Tickets for the Special Screening and reception are $100 per person and must be reserved by November 12. Seating is limited. Proceeds benefit the Woodstock Vermont Film Series.
There will also be a general admission showing of The Truffle Hunters on Sunday, November 21 at 3:00 PM. General admission tickets are $15 per person or $12 per Billings Farm member.
Tickets for the screenings can be purchased online at www.billingsfarm.org/
The Truffle Hunters follow a vanishing breed of now elderly men and their faithful dogs through the forests of Northern Italy’s Piedmont region in search of the white Alba truffle, a prized delicacy, the most coveted of which can command astoundingly high prices at auction. The last of a generation, the hunters show a mix of passion, humor, a sense of good-hearted adventure, and pride in what they do, reflecting old world values and operating in tune with the gentle rhythms of life within environs of natural beauty.
FILM SERIES SAFETY All Film Series audience members will be required to show proof of vaccination for entry and are required to wear masks at all times during film viewings in the Theater.
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