‘We Feed People’ Chronicles José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen

Early in the new National Geographic Documentary Films and Imagine Documentaries film, “We Feed People,” about World Central Kitchen, the chef José Andrés’s disaster relief organization, Mr. Andrés sums up his approach: “I see opportunities where others see mayhem.” The Spanish-born chef started the nonprofit in quick response to the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti. The film, directed by Ron Howard, details how after other disasters like Hurricane Maria in 2017 in Puerto Rico, and floods, volcano eruptions and fires elsewhere, volunteers show up and figure out how to cook for tens of thousands of people. The organization has already served more than 70 million meals. Mr. Andrés’s biography is threaded throughout. Running about 90 minutes, the film ends before World Central Kitchen’s humanitarian efforts in Ukraine’s war zone could be included.

“We Feed People” on Disney+ starting Friday.

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