"One-third of the food produced in the world is discarded without being eaten."

"Mottainai Kitchen is a culinary road movie, tackling the issue of food waste and other environmental issues in Japan, searching for sustainable solutions.
The film follows filmmaker and food activist David Gross as he discovers the fascinating Japanese concept of "Mottainai", meets local chefs, scientists and farmers while creating tasty recipes for a "Zero Waste Kitchen Revolution".  Gross travels across Japan for 4 weeks and only cooks with ingredients that others call waste. Mottainai Kitchen is a film that combines purpose and fun, whetting your appetite for a sustainable future."


[Movie information]
Director: David Gross
Script: David Gross
Producer: Kenji Sekine
Director of Photography: Daniel Samer
Featuring: David Gross, Nikki Tsukamoto, Rumi Ide etc. Production Company: UNITED PEOPLE
Presented by Cookpad Inc.
2020 /Japan /95minutes 


Please watch this movie!

It really made me realize how important it is to be "aware" and to "be informed". 

I think it's a good opportunity to think about what you and your family can do, definitely a good movie to watch with the family too!