Film to Table Dinners at Babette

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Delectable dinners following screenings of the films that inspired them.

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  • Saturday, October 13, 6:30 PM

    Film to Table: Buddha Collapsed out of Shame

    Join fellow cinephiles at our table for dinner and discussion following Hana Makhmalbaf’s “deeply affecting” (The Guardian) look at the dreams and traumas of postwar Afghanistan, set in Bamian, site of the Buddhist statues destroyed by the Taliban.

    Four-course dinner with wine pairing

  • Saturday, September 22, 7:30

    Film to Table: The Apple

    Join fellow cinephiles at our table for dinner and discussion following Samira Makhmalbaf's 1998 directorial debut, which J. Hoberman called “experimental docudrama, open-ended essay, [and] a remarkable movie.”

    Four-course dinner with wine pairing

  • Saturday, August 25, 7:45 PM

    Film to Table: La notte

    Join fellow cinephiles at our table for dinner and discussion following this 1961 film by Antonioni, in which novelist Marcello Mastroianni and his wife Jeanne Moreau play out a drama of marital disillusionment.

  • Sunday, July 1, 6:30 PM

    Film to Table: Camille

    Join fellow cinephiles at our table for dinner and discussion following this 1936 classic featuring an exquisite performance by Greta Garbo.

  • Saturday, June 2, 6:45 PM

    Film to Table: Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy

    Join fellow cinephiles at our table for dinner and discussion following this visually striking, thought-provoking recent documentary about the British installation artist Andy Goldsworthy.

  • Saturday, April 14, 7:15 PM

    Film to Table: I Am Not a Witch

    Join fellow cinephiles for dinner and discussion following this strikingly beautiful first feature by Rungano Nyoni, who layers magic realism, satire, and social critique in the original and unforgettable story of a girl accused of witchcraft and exiled from her village.

  • Saturday, March 31, 7 PM

    Film to Table: Bergman's The Seventh Seal

    A medieval knight challenges Death to a game of chess in Bergman’s iconic work of cinematic philosophy, which provides the backdrop for a Swedish-inspired dinner.

  • Saturday, March 24, 7:10 PM

    Film to Table: Que Viva Mexico!

     See Mexico through Eisenstein’s eyes in this footage shot in 1931, intended for an epic hybrid of documentary and fiction. Then join in a lively discussion over dinner.

  • Saturday, March 10, 6:45 PM

    Film to Table: Hou Hsiao-Hsien's The Assassin

    Enjoy a four-course chef's dinner following a screening of this film that Variety calls "a mesmerizing slow burn of a martial-arts movie." 

  • Saturday, February 24, 8 PM

    Film to Table: Ingmar Bergman's Saraband

    A blistering sequel to Scenes from a Marriage, Bergman’s final work proves that his grasp of human foibles only sharpened, not mellowed, with age.

  • Saturday, February 17, 7:30 PM

    Film to Table: Ingmar Bergman's Autumn Sonata

    Enjoy a four-course chef's dinner following a screening of Bergman's intense and penetrating chamber piece starring Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann.

  • Saturday, February 10, 7 PM

    Film to Table: Sergei Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky

    Enjoy a four-course chef's dinner following a screening of Eisenstein's first sound film.