Barbecue is about more than grilling a piece of meat. It’s a ritual performed religiously across the world. For some it’s a path to salvation. It is the pride of nations. And the stories told around the fires become a way to bring the world together.
Did you know that all termites in the world weigh together as much as all people PLUS all ants together? And that they create so much greenhouse gasses that without termites global temperature would drop quite a few degrees?… The fascinating world of termites is the topic of a documentary film co-produced by the Czech […]
There are cyborgs among us today – people whose body and perception are enhanced by implanted chips. The makers of the French-Spanish film Cyborgs Among Us map the current state of transhumanism – from underground garages to top technology labs. Will we all be artificial organisms one day?
In the film Intelligent Trees we hear words that are usually not associated with trees: friendship, family, mother, feelings. Latest research seems to suggest that the saying “insensitive as a piece of wood” is pure nonsense: trees feel much more than we think.
Slovenian film Coffee Time is a perfect advert for coffee. But not for the kind of coffee we get in plastic cups and sip behind the wheel or rushing along the street. Coffee time is something you have to search for and seek inspiration in.
What did the 250,000 USD stem cell burger taste like? Will the blue lupin milk destroy the dairy industry? Can the Veganz supermarket chain push out Tesco one day? And what do all the activists sneaking to barns with a camera to film the cruel treatment of animals have to say about it?
Milk. We all grew up on it. For years they told us to drink it to be healthy and strong. But is it really true? It shows that even this perfectly white foodstuff might not be as spotless…
The 7th Life Sciences Film Festival will see twenty-seven films compete for the LSFF Grand Prix. Festival programmers selected the competition films from among more than 1300 entered films. The Czech Republic has two representatives in the competition this year – The Living Skin of Planet Earth – Geoderma made by Ladislav Mika and Ivan […]
The winner of the 6th Life Sciences Film Festival, “Soil Farmers” by Joris van der Kamp and Fransjan de Waard, is just an ordinary film about five extraordinary Dutch farmers who have tips how to treat soil. The less than 40 minutes of the film will make up for about two semesters of soil science.
The winner of the 6th Life Sciences Film Festival is “Soil Farmers” by the Dutch director Joris van der Kamp and Fransjan de Waard. The Award of the Ministry of Agriculture goes to Germany and director Ute de Groot for her film “Food Race”.