USA 2007 • Directed by Les Blank, Gina Leibrecht • Documentary • 70 minutes
A guided tour through the wondrous world of tea, the latest film from distinguished documentarian Les Blank and Gina Leibrecht follows American tea importer David Lee Hoffman to some of the most remote regions of China in search of the world’s finest teas. A passionate supporter of sustainable, environmentally sound practices, Hoffman is a champion of the independent tea farmers who adhere to ancient, handcrafted methods. Explaining the delicate balance between art and science in tea leaf cultivation, Hoffman strives to bring China’s teas to the world market, but is frustrated by the business politics of giant tea factories.
College of the Siskiyous, Weed - Ford Theater
Saturday, October 13 6:15 pm - 7:25 pm
G All Ages T Subtitles