With her movie talk, dr. Evelien de Olde links the current environmental and social challenges of our food system to a dystopian seventies movie. It is 2022, the earth is overpopulated and polluted, natural resources have been exhausted and the population is solely fed by Soylent Industries. When investigating the murder of the company’s CEO, a detective unravels a bizarre and disturbing business secret. What remained fiction and what became reality over the past decades?
With CineScience movie talks, researchers from Wageningen University & Research give unique and accessible insights in their scientific work by linking it creatively to a personally selected movie or documentary.
WUR considers its connection with the city of Wageningen and its residents extremely important and is eager to show that everyone actually deals with the themes being researched and developed in Wageningen during everyday lives.