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Bugs
Bugs
Bugs
Andreas Johnsen

Bugs

Denmark 2016
In English, English subtitles
76 min
Documentary
For audiences aged 7 and above

'Making the case that a plate full of maggots or thumb-sized grubs might someday be mouthwatering instead of revolting, Andreas Johnsen's Bugs begins with a widely accepted prediction - that, given a mushrooming global population and limited resources, humanity will soon need to get much more of its protein from insects - and follows those who hope to keep that from being a dystopian vision. Focusing on the efforts of one team pairing a researcher with a haute cuisine chef, the doc travels the world to places where insects are already part of people's diets and asks how local knowledge might inform future meals. Their quest is to seek out "deliciousness" wherever it may be found, but these two are equally concerned with questions of sustainability and economic justice.'
John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter

Director: Andreas Johnsen
Screenplay: Andreas Johnsen
Cast: Ben Reade, Josh Evans, Roberto Flore
Production: Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær / Rosforth & Danish Documentary
Print: Doc Lounge Helsinki


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