‘Exploding Arthropods’ Highlight This Year’s ‘Insect Fear Film Festival’

February 26, 2016
May Berenbaum

U of I entomology professor and department head May Berenbaum created the "Insect Fear Film Festival" in 1984

Illinois Public Media

Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline previews the 33rd Annual Insect Fear Film Festival with its creator, U of I entomology professor and department head May Berenbaum.

The t-shirt design for this year's Insect Fear Film Festival

Photo Credit: University of Illinois

Doors open at Foellinger Hall at 6pm Saturday with an insect petting zoo, face painting, and insect balloon twisting.  The petting zoo will also include a talking cockroach for the first time, featuring Berenbaum’s daughter, ventriloquist Hannah Leskosky.  This year’s featured films start at 7:30pm in Foellinger Auditorium.

Story source: WILL