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Food, film and festivities, all set in the quaint and beautiful Town of Wolfville - it's a recipe for a truly delectable and entertaining event. Devour! Food and Film Fest takes place from Oct. 25-29 and has a mouthwatering lineup of food and film events, tastings and workshops.

Gordon Pinsent

Canadian film icon, Gordon Pinsent will curate his favourite food film of all-time, The Hundred-Foot Journey.

This year's Opening Gala Film, presented by CBC, is the The Hundred-Foot Journey curated by award-winning Canadian film icon, Gordon Pinsent. It kicks off the Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Al Whittle Theatre. 

The 100-foot journey

Helen Mirren and Manish Dayal in The Hundred-Foot Journey (Dreamworks, 2014)

The Nourish Nova Scotia Food & Film Challenge Award for youth will also be presented as part of the special evening. The winning filmmaker will receive a $500 prize to put toward a healthy eating program or initiative and a GoPro HERO 5 Session from CBC Nova Scotia.

UPDATED: Information Morning with Don Connolly will be live from Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards (11143 Evangeline Trail) on Friday, Oct. 27 from from 5:55 - 8:37 a.m.  The broadcast is open to the public and there will be lots of hot coffee to get your day going.

In addition to a great lineup of events and films, a few celebrities will also be in town. Jacques P├ępin, Michael Smith, Bob Blumer and Mark Greenaway are among the celebrated chefs taking part in this year's Festival.

Check out the Devour! 2017 program to discover more and to get your tickets.

Devour Dinner

99 events over five days make up this year's Devour! Festival. (Devour)