For the first time, the Fall Chocolate Salon will be screening a recent chocolate film for attendees: “Semisweet: Life in Chocolate.”
PRODUCED BY: LALITA KRISHNA
DIRECTED BY: MICHAEL ALLCOCK
Synopsis Three continents, four stories and one deep connection: the complex world of chocolate. In the wilds of Northern Canada are Ron and Nadine who make raw chocolate like the Aztecs. In Hershey, Pennsylvania, is Hershey employee Jonathan. In West Africa, are plantation workers Noufou and Mamoutou. In Paris, is chocolatier Patrick Roger. Semisweet: Life in Chocolate follows the unique journeys of people whose lives are transformed by chocolate.
Producer Lalita Krishna is an award winning filmmaker whose works have screened on major TVnetworks and at film festivals around the world. An early adopter of new platforms for storytelling, Lalita produces mobile apps and websites which complement and enhance the documentary viewing experience. She brings community involvement and user engagement strategies to the projects she develops and produces. Her projects have been acclaimed for their unique approach to building audiences.