Ramen Heads

2 chances to see Ramen Heads

at the Guelph Film Festival

7:00pm, Monday, November 13
The Common cafe

$30 = Film + Hot Bowl of Ramen
A special presentation with advance tickets (admission not included with the festival pass)
Tickets available at The Common Cafe (36 Wilson St.) & Crafty Ramen (17 Macdonell St.)




Film only event

9:00pm, Friday, November 17
Boarding House Gallery

$15 at the door (festival passes apply to this screening)

Ramen Heads
Koki Shingeno
93 minutes
Japanese with English subtitles
Co-presented with Crafty Ramen

 A Hot Docs Showcase Presentation



In ‘Ramen Heads,’ Osamu Tomita, Japan’s reigning king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles, and his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients. In addition to Tomita’s story, the film also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosophy and flavour, which exemplify various different aspects the ramen world. Mixing in a brief rundown of ramen’s historical roots, the film gives viewers an in-depth look at the culture surrounding this unique and beguiling dish. This is a documentary record of 15 months in the lives of Japan’s top ramen masters and their legions of devoted fans.

Post Film Discussions:

The co-owner of Crafty Ramen, Jared Ferrall, will lead a post-film discussion at the Nov. 13th screening.


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