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  Julie Cohen & Betsy West

  United States     95 minutes


Julia brings to life the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women. Using never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, first-person narratives, and cutting-edge, mouth-watering food cinematography, the film traces Julia Child’s 12-year struggle to create and publish the revolutionary Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961), which has sold more than 2.5 million copies to date, and her rapid ascent to become the country’s most unlikely television star. It’s the empowering story of a woman who found her purpose—and her fame—at 50, and took America along on the whole delicious journey. From the Academy Award-nominated directors of RBG.

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.


Screenings & Events

In-Theater Screening

Sun, Oct 24 @ 2:15pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 11

This event has passed.


Film Credits

  •   Betsy West & Julie Cohen, Justin Wilkes, Sara Bernstein, Holly Siegel
  •   Carla Gutierrez
  •   Claudia Raschke, Nanda Fernandez Brédillard
  •   José Andrés, Phila Cousins, Daniele Delpeuch, Ina Garten, Russ Morash, Sara Moulton, Jacques Pepin, Alex Prud’homme, Ruth Reichl, Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Willan
  •   Rachel Portman
  •   Storyville Films, Imagine Documentaries, CNN Films
  •   https://www.sonyclassics.com/film/julia/


Documentary Sponsor

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Documentary Patron

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