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UNITED STATES | 97 minutes | 1973
2022. The world’s population has exploded. Natural resources have been depleted. Food substitutes alleviate the spread of misery, while brutal police contain uprisings. A detective and an elderly intellectual are investigating a suspicious killing with sordid implications. Set in a chilling dystopia, this speculative-fiction masterpiece is a film you need to see on the big screen at least once in your life. While its predictions seemed overblown at the time, today they are disturbingly plausible. A waking nightmare with a deep humanist undercurrent, Soylent Green has aged wonderfully, thanks to its enduring philosophical and political potency.The screening on October 16th will be followed by a discussion with Bernard Lavallée (Nutritionniste urbain) & Caroline Huard (Loounie, vegan recipes creator) about the future of food, veganism and the causes of drawing on natural resources such as overpopulation.Presented by URBANIA
FilmographyThis Is America (1943) (Short documentary series)Flicker Flashbacks (1943) (Series of shorts)Memo for Joe (1944)Child of Divorce (1946)Design for Death (1947)Banjo (1947)Bodyguard (1948)So This Is New York (1948)Trapped (1949)Make Mine Laughs (1949)Follow Me Quietly (1949)The Clay Pigeon (1949)Armored Car Robbery (1950)His Kind of Woman (1951) (director credited to John Farrow)The Narrow Margin (1952)The Happy Time (1952)Arena (1953)20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)Violent Saturday (1955)The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)Bandido (1956)Between Heaven and Hell (1956)The Vikings (1958)These Thousand Hills (1959)Compulsion (1959)Crack in the Mirror (1960)The Big Gamble (1961)Barabbas (1961)Fantastic Voyage (1966)Doctor Dolittle (1967)Think 20th (1967)The Boston Strangler (1968)Che! (1969)Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)See No Evil (1971) (a.k.a. Blind Terror)The Last Run (1971)10 Rillington Place (1971)The New Centurions (1972)Soylent Green (1973)The Don Is Dead (1973)Mr. Majestyk (1974)The Spikes Gang (1974)Mandingo (1975)The Incredible Sarah (1976)Crossed Swords (1977) (a.k.a. The Prince and the Pauper)Ashanti (1979)The Jazz Singer (1980) (co-director: Sidney J. Furie)Tough Enough (1982)Amityville 3-D (1983)Conan the Destroyer (1984)Red Sonja (1985)Million Dollar Mystery (1987)Call from Space (1989) (Short)The Betty Boop Movie Mystery (1989) (Fleischer credited as "creative consultant")
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