Last night we watched Pressure Cooker and it was really good. If you like documentaries about east coast inner-city high school senior who do a cooking competition for scholarships, you will like this movie. I found the story of Fatoumata especially interesting and a nice contrast to the experiences of the other students.
Three Philadelphia high school students negotiate the challenges of the inner city and the demands of their tough-minded culinary arts teacher, Wilma Stephenson, to become contenders in a citywide cooking competition. Charming and surprisingly hilarious, Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker's inspiring documentary showcases the heights young minds can reach, regardless of their environment, when they're expected to succeed.
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