Documentary Film


Dish Life (2016) is an award-winning short film (9 minutes). In the documentary, laboratory researchers explore their affective relationship with the stem cells they grow in vitro, revealing care as a key element of science in practice.


The film, directed by Chloe Thomas and produced Karen Jent and Loriana Vitillo, has been featured in the New York Times and won awards at the 2016 Raw Science Film Festival, 2017 Bristol Science Film Festival and 2017 Social Machinery Film Festival. It was in the official selection of over 15 international film festivals.

Awards & Official Selections



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