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Bugs (2016)

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The Nordic Food Lab (an offshoot of the acclaimed Copenhagen restaurant Noma) sends a chef and a food-science researcher around the world to investigate cultures and establishments that serve meals containing insects. Along the way, the pair explore the possibility that these dishes will become more commonplace in the future in order to feed a growing global population. Directed by Andreas Johnsen, BUGS made its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Critic Reviews for Bugs

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (5)

If a diet that includes maggots, locusts, termites and buffalo worms doesn't entirely repel you, then the documentary "Bugs" might prove an intriguing look at the potential future of protein-rich nutrition sources for an expanding world.

October 12, 2017 | Full Review…

It's gently comic, a touch naïve, and somewhat moving: These idealists are ready to fight to keep creepy-crawlies farm to table.

September 28, 2017 | Full Review…

Will send moviegoers out with a feeling of culinary adventurousness, eager to sample well-prepared escamoles (ant larvae) or termite queen with mango.

September 26, 2017 | Full Review…

Grubs as grub isn't a new idea, but Andreas Johnsen's documentary Bugs looks at the subject in a lively and thoughtful way.

January 13, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

You'll learn as you writhe along.

January 12, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

It begins as a gleeful deadpan comedy and ends up as an exasperated cri de cur against our current system of industrialized food production and distribution.

September 25, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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