The Search for General Tso

dec
10
2018

The Search for General Tso

Movies & Science
This film traces the origins of the most popular Chinese dish in the US. Why do we value food more if it’s ‘authentic’? With media scholar Prof Jeroen de Kloet.

This film traces the culinary origins of the most popular Chinese dish in America. How are cultural products, such as food, valued in a globalised world? Does it matter where they come from? Q&A with Prof dr Jeroen de Kloet (Globalisation Studies, UvA).

Tickets are available one month in advance on the website of Cinema 't Hoogt.

This series is organised in collaboration with Centre for the Humanities and Cinema 't Hoogt.

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Date & time
Monday December 10 2018 (18:00-20:15)
Language
English
Entrance
Free
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About this series

Movies & Science

Three documentaries about our love for authenticity. Why do we attach so much importance to it? Film screenings + Q&A with experts on art, nature and food.