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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Theory of everything: Marc van Montagu

On the backdrop of the story from the The Theory of Everything TV series about molecular biologist Marc van Montagu, founder of Flemish Institute for Biotechnology, is the story of the birth of molecular genetics as a scientific field and of the most important and at the same time the most controversial product that stemmed from it. Genetically […]

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Sandrine Feydel: Banking Nature

    Could working overalls of environmentalists replace bankers’ suits? Have the financiers found a remedy to solve the environmental crisis, or is it just a pretext to cash in on nature even more? We asked the co-director of  this very aptly named film how the world of finances wants to bank nature.

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LSFF Zone & Street Food Festival Zone

Approximately 70 stalls with real food will stand around the National Library of Technology on Saturday and Sunday. Plus there will be science, ecology, architecture… The LSFF continues over the weekend as well! Have a look at what you can taste at the stalls of the Street Food Festival zone and which interesting events are […]

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Lisa Heenan: Polyfaces

  When Joel Salatin, the owner of Polyface Farm, was asked what it was he did for living he answered: growing grass. Could something so ordinary and practically worthless sustain a flourishing farm? The film Polyfaces by Australian director Lisa Heenan, screened at the LSFF 2015 in world premiere, is full of smart answers to […]

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