Pandemics, science fiction, and the future of Europe

Episode Summary

Europarama in times of coronavirus.

Episode Notes

Pandemics have been a running theme throughout science fiction and many cross-genre movies, from zombies to aliens. But what happens when Europe (and the world) has become a huge set of a pandemic, and it is not a science fiction, even if it closely looks like it?

Giuseppe Porcaro is in conversation with Anthony Straeger, the director of the Berlin Sci-fi Film Festival, and Isabella Hermann, political scientist and expert of A.I. and ethics. 

A (partial) watch list of the movies we speak about in this episode: