Scientists are not only the deathly pale people in white cloaks with hunched backs from bending over a microscope all day. For example glaciologists – that is experts on glaciers and ice in general – use maybe a slightly less sophisticated, but a lot more interesting equipment. Dynamite, a sledge, a scooter and a big […]
Wim Grunewald from the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology will give a lecture on Tuesday 13th October at the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources. His home institution is considered to be the most important biotechnology research institution in the world. The LSFF 2015 will show the film from The Theory of Everything TV series about its charismatic […]
A video invitation by economist Tomáš Sedláček will give you an idea of the film on the essence of money. In the interview with Philipp Enders you can find out how it happened that Tomáš Sedláček fell off his electric monobike on his way to the shooting on Petřín Hill in Prague.
The LSFF 2015 Grand Prix with EUR 3000 prize money goes to American film In Defense of Food based on Michael Pollan’s bestseller of the same title. We asked the director Michael Schwarz why he was so interested in the book´s topic of how “edible” becomes “food”.
Why should something as commonplace as food need defending? Maybe because the material we buy in supermarkets and put on our plates is often no food at all… Find more information about the movie presented in the European premiere in this article.
The stuff of science fiction becomes reality as science journalist Rob van Hattum makes in the Greedy Brain a tour amongst neuroscientists looking for the future of our brain. We’ve asked him a few questions related to the fantastic possibilities of reading human brain.
The LSFF 2015 competition section will screen Hadwin’s Judgement, a film by director Sasha Snow. If you like intertwining genres, whether scientific and artistic, this is a film for you. Sasha Snow told us why he had decided to adapt John Valiant’s bestseller The Golden Spruce.
The LSFF will screen the film The Banana Price War by German director Sarah Zierul. Did you know that bananas are used as a decoy to lure customers to supermarkets, but the supermarkets don’t make any money on them? You can read about the dark side of the banana business in an interview with the […]
If you intend to set up a new Google or Coca Cola, or you have an idea with which to change the world, this film is a must for you. Eyal Halfon’s Family Chemistry follows three years’ development of a family business based on a revolutionary method of producing sugar out of wood pulp. We’ve […]
How much or how little is today’s bread from supermarkets like the real loaf of bread from the days of our grandmothers? The director Maggie Beidelman found out that bread has two crusts everywhere, as the Czech saying goes, but what is in between the crusts is something we can’t be too sure of. See what […]