Douglas Spain - Shots from the red carpet ahead of the premiere of 'Food Chains' which was held at the Los Angeles Theater Center in Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 13th November 2014
Douglas Spain, David J. Phillips, Jeremy Ray Valdez and Joseph Julian Soria - Latina Magazine's Hot List" Party Held at The Redbury Hotel - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 4th October 2013
A talented ensemble cast brings an extremely authentic family dynamic to "What's Cooking?," a satisfying four-course cross-section of ethnic American clans gathering for their Thanksgiving dinners.
Conceived by director Gurinder Chadha as a celebration of diversity, the film opens with an ironic shot of an advertisement on the side of a Los Angeles bus featuring an airbrushed white-bread family carving a turkey. Chadha then moves inside the bus to show the rainbow of races living together in the area, then on into a grocery store, where she picks up her first story in which a young Mexican-American man (Douglas Spain) bumps into his exiled father (Victor Rivers) and invites him home for Thanksgiving dinner.
This doesn't sit too well with his mother (Mercedes Ruehl), who had kicked Rivers out after discovering he'd had an affair. But she's prepared to make the best of it as her huge family gathers for their traditional daylong holiday preparations, mixing turkey with a cornucopia of Latino delicacies.
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