Marijn Frank: Need for Meat

  Do you dream about being a pork chop sizzling on the grill and you can’t wait for your juices to be squeezed out by someone’s teeth? Do you dream about a handsome chef massaging a mixture of spices into all creases of your lean rump? Then you have to deal with the same issue […]

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Toxic Chemicals: Kids in Danger

  We keep drugs and detergents out of the reach of children so that they don’t poison themselves. It is almost pointless: 130 other chemicals get inside their body everyday, chemicals that are undoubtedly harmful to human health. French documentary Toxic Chemicals: Kids in Danger asks where these substances come from and who profits from […]

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Jan Svatoš: Lessons in Wilderness & Causa Carnivora

  The director and photographer Jan Svatoš won the Student Jury Award for his film wildWorks at last year’s festival. This year, two of his films, Lessons in Wildness and Causa Carnivora were selected for the main competition. We show the first of the films in premiere on Wednesday 14th October at 1.30 pm at the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural […]

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Martina Treusch: Monitoring a Glacier

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 […]

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Wim Grunewald: Flanders Institute for Biotechnology

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 […]

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Sasha Snow: Hadwin´s Judgement

  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.

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Sarah Zierul: The Banana Price War

  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 […]

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