Let’s Go to the Movies: Week of Sept. 27, 2021: The Truffle Hunters

THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS | Official Trailer (2020)
THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS | Official Trailer (2020)

Far away from cell phones and the Internet, a few older men in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, live an authentic life, still valuing in-person connections and a sense of community. What are they doing? Hunting for a rare and expensive mushroom, the white Alba truffle. This beautiful and inspiring 2020 documentary also touches on the effects of changing wealth patterns and deforestation on the rare delicacy. Directed by Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw.

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