Filmmaker: Cameron Yates
Runtime: 83 min
Ten-year-old Flynn McGarry transforms his living room into a supper club, using his classmates as line cooks and serving a tasting menu foraged from his neighbors’ backyards. With sudden fame, Flynn outgrows his bedroom kitchen and mother’s camera and sets out to challenge the hierarchy of the culinary world.
About The Filmmaker
Cameron Yates is a filmmaker and curator. He is the former World Cinema and Documentary Programmer for the Hamptons International Film Festival. Cameron has also worked for the Sundance Film Festival, Albert Maysles, Zeitgeist Films and has been a contributor to indieWIRE. His first film 14 and Payrolled, a half-hour portrait of four teenagers working as pages for the Virginia House of Delegates, premiered on PBS in 2003. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival awarded Cameron the 2009 Garrett Scott Documentary Grant, given to emerging filmmakers who bring a unique vision to the content and style of contemporary documentary production. His first feature documentary The Canal Street Madam, the story of a New Orleans madam who ran a brothel with her mother and daughter until she was busted by the FBI, premiered at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival. Chef Flynn is his second feature film.