Food + Drink

Oscar-winning Haligonian Ben Proudfoot releases new food-focused doc

The Best Chef in The World tells the story of Sally Schmidt, an overlooked icon of American cooking.

By Morgan Mullin

You'd be forgiven if, due to a certain slap, you missed when Ben Proudfoot's Breakwater Studios took home the Oscar earlier this year for best documentary short—but don't for a second think that Halifax missed seeing their hometown boy make good in front of the entire film world. Since then, Proudfoot's been busy on a new number, another op-ed doc presented through The New York Times (like his last two movies were) that came out this week...

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