10 Billion – What’s On Your Plate
2015|102 min|Germany
Directed by Valentin Thurn
Australian Premiere
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A mind-boggling look at the future of food

 In 2050, the population of the world is set to hit a staggering 10 billion. According to experts, this, coupled with climate and soil challenges, will lead to serious food shortages.  
Director, best selling author, and self-proclaimed ‘food fighter’ Valentin Thurn (Taste the Waste) travels the world studying the essentials of food production.
Meeting organic farmers and agro-industry speculators,  and visiting urban gardens and commercial slaughterhouses, Valentin discovers that the future of food will be something previously thought unimaginable. 



  • IDFA 2015, official selection Panorama, Netherlands
  • Best Documentary, 4th Peace and Love Film Festival, Sweden
  • 31. Agro Filmfestival, Slovak Republic
  • 5th Life Sciences Film Festival, Prague, Award of the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
  • Darßer Naturefilm Festival, Award for Hajo Schomerus for outstanding camerawork
  • Darßer Naturefilm Festival, Childrens jury award