NYC PREMIERE This observational chronicle is an immersive exploration of Uganda’s grasshopper industry. Following the hardships of a group of trappers in pursuit of the nutritious delicacy, this atmospheric film grapples with capitalism and sustainability while meditating on the way humans engage with the natural world. The otherworldly nighttime cinematography, based on Michele Sibiloni’s highly acclaimed photographic book, offers a glance into the future of our planet. – Ruth Somalo . The first and second screenings will be followed by a Q&A with director Daniel McCabe, editor/producer Alyse Ardell Spiegel, composer Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, entomologist Francis Sengendo, and cinematographer Michele Sibiloni.
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