Bugs

Sunday, February 25, 2018
7:00 pm
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Film Maker Q&A after film
73 min
Andreas Johnsen
Tickets

6 PM Reception

(with complimentary cheese, wine and “special snacks”)

7 PM Screening

8:30 PM Post-Film Panel Discussion

(Q&A with Peter Markoe, co-founder of Coalo Valley Farms, a micro-farm startup specializing in sustainable production and cruelty-free processing of premium cricket protein & Emily Kanter, co-owner of Cambridge Naturals which carries Chirps Chips, snacks made from cricket flour.)

Synopsis

For the past three years, a team from Copenhagen-based Nordic Food Lab, made up of chefs and researchers, has been travelling the world to learn what some of the two billion people who already eat insects have to say. In BUGS, film director Andreas Johnsen follows them as they forage, farm, cook and taste insects with communities in Europe, Australia, Mexico, Kenya, Japan and beyond. During their journey they encounter everything from revered termite queens and desert-delicacy honey ants to venomous giant hornets and long-horned grasshopper.