The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival kicks off on July 9th and carries through to the 16th of July. Screening as part of the festival is The Gateway Bug, a documentary about the future – and that future is entomophagy… aka… eating bugs! Andrew interviewed director Johanna B. Kelly and producer Cameron Marshad about what went in to making a documentary about bugs, and what inspired them do cover this subject. The Gateway Bug was funded through Kickstarter, which Cameron discusses the ways he navigated through crowdfunding. This is a truly fascinating documentary in the line of That Sugar Film and The End of the Line – it’ll make you look at the way you consume food in a different light, while also making you consider just how beneficial our insect friends are.
The Gateway Bug screens on July 16th at 3:00pm. Tickets can be purchased here.
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