Falafelism

Falafelism

Filmmaker Ari A. Cohen examines the history and political issues around the beloved Middle-Eastern street food, falafel. A dish common to the region and also found all over the world, falafel was declared Israel’s national snack in the 1960s resulting in accusations of appropriation of Arab culture. By talking (and eating) with experts and everyday people from all sides, Cohen gets to the heart of things in this poignant, humorous and appetite-inducing film.

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Falafelism

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  • Falafelism

    Filmmaker Ari A. Cohen investigates the history and political issues around falafel, the simple and beloved Middle-Eastern street food. A dish common to the region and also found all over the world, falafel was declared Israel’s national snack in the 1960s, resulting in accusations of appropriati...