Ramen Heads

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Ramen Heads


Sunday May 06 01:00 PM
Sunday May 06 04:00 PM
Sunday May 13 04:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Directed by Koki Shigeno. 2018. Japan. 93 min. Japanese with English subtitles.

In this documentary, Osamu Tomita, Japan’s king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles, and his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients. In addition to Tomita, the film also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosophy and flavor, which exemplify different aspects the ramen world. Mixing in a brief rundown of ramen’s historical roots, the film gives viewers an in-depth look at the culture surrounding this unique and beguiling dish. Immerse yourself in 15 months in the lives of Japan’s top ramen masters and their legions of devoted fans.

Delicious deal: Bring your Ramen Heads ticket stub to our neighborhood ramen shop, Junpuu, for a free order of gyoza (three pieces) with the purchase of any ramen. Valid May 6-13.

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