Bugs

Wed 25 Jan 2017 | 7.30pm | £6*

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Bugs

+ Insect tasting workshop with Cornish Edible Insects

Director: Andreas Johnsen

Denmark, 73 mins, 2016

Nominated for Best Documentary Feature Film at Edinburgh Film Festival and Jury Award at Tribeca Film Festival.

Mexican ant egg meatballs anyone? Danish pastries topped with crispy Japanese ants? This documentary explores the case that a plate full of maggots or thumb-sized grubs might one day make our mouths water. Since the UN recommended edible insects as a resource to combat world hunger, it would seem that insects are the new superfood. Even ‘the greatest restaurant in the world’ is investigating this new culinary vision. Will eating insects save our Earth?

‘Bugs is one of most compelling documentaries about food in the past few years.’ ★★★★
JOHN WEDEMEYER, MXDWN

Venue: Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix

 

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