Thu 20 September
L’amour des moules
Love food and film? Cinema West and Rotterdamse Oogst team up for an exclusive preview screening of ‘L’amour des moules’. This documentary investigates the Dutch love for mussels, the love life of the shellfish itself and its unknown qualities on the field of reproduction.
The documentary follows fishermen and also Michelin starred chef Sergio Herman, who talks about his love/hate relationship with the little black shellfish. A gyneacologist uses mussels to operate on unborn babies. A biologist researches the love life of mussels, and turns out to be pregnant herself. The father? A musselman. And then there’s a real mussel princess.
The screening is free of admission. Lab.Luilekkerland will serve some tasty mussel snacks for a friendly price. After the screening, director Willemiek Kluijfhout will be present for a q&a session.
The tent opens at 20.00 hrs., screening starts at 20.30 hrs.
Film duration: 74 minutes.