Original title: Ten by Ten
English title: Ten by Ten
Running time: 29 min.
Year of manufacture: 2021
Produced by: Granada Center for Visual Anthropology
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Jami L. Bennett


"There's no denying the evocative power of food to remind us of who we are and where we come from. And after living in Asia for over fifteen years, my sister Jessica longed for the burgers and barbecue of her native Tennessee. With the help of her husband Dongseop, Jessica opened an American-style restaurant in her home on Jeju Island, South Korea in 2018. But after appearing on one of the country's most popular TV shows, the couple must now adjust to the shock of their newfound TV fame, the hordes of curious new customers it brings, all against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Exploring themes of food, home, identity and celebrity, Ten by Ten is an intimate portrait of Jessica's journey through these events as she learns to navigate the blurred lines between private life and public persona.”