A Film About Coffee Screening in Vancouver

The Western Canadian premiere of A Film About Coffee will be shown at the Rio Theatre on August 21st. The filmmakers are also partnering with local coffee roasters for each screening of the film and 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters is helping to present the Vancouver screening which includes brewing coffee for everyone before the film starts.


Barista Magazine: Our Review of the Exquisite Documentary, “A Film About Coffee”

"What I really like about “A Film About Coffee” is its gentle, subtle, but seriously stylishly smart observations: It’s like a bunch of really awesome coffee people are getting together, and they invited this way cool other person—not a coffee professional but someone who appreciates both the taste and the aesthetics of coffee—to hang out with them."

Curator: Interview with Brandon Loper

"Through the eyes and experiences of farmers and baristas, the film offers a unique overview of all the elements—the processes, preferences and preparations; traditions old and new—that come together to create the best cups. This is a film that bridges gaps both intellectual and geographical, evoking flavor and pleasure, and providing both as well."

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Thursday August 21st

Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

6:30-7:30 VIP Tasting Session lead by 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters. "Take part in a hands-on, intensive and educational evaluation of from the very same coffee Honduran producers seen in the film. Thirty spots." Coffee from 49th Parallel Coffee and Bows & Arrows Coffee.

7:00 Doors open with a general coffee tasting with coffee from 49th Parallel Coffee

8:00 Film starts

And after the film, there will be a panel discussion and Q&A with Director Brandon Loper.

Purchased advance tickets for the General Screening | VIP Tasting



Credit: Poster and still photo prints for A Film About Coffee used with permission from Avocados & Coconuts. 

photos, eventLawrence Lee