Soylent Green

Below you will find written and video materials to supplement your experience with this film. Be aware that some essays and video essays may contain spoilers.

Critical Essays

Soylent Green 1973 (AFI Catalog of Feature Films)

Soylent Green Movie Review (Roger Ebert)

Why Soylent Green is More Relevant Now Than Ever (Den of Geek)

Soylent Green 1973 (Pop History Dig)

Before MAD MAX: Post Apocalyptic Film “Soylent Green” (Heavy Metal)

Contextual Reading

Soylent Green is People: Interview with Dr. Andrew Bell

Malthus at the Movies: Science, Cinema, and Activism around Z.P.G. and Soylent Green

Earth Day at 50: Why the legacy of the 1970s environmental movement is in jeopardy

Standing Ovation: Edward G. Robinson in ‘Soylent Green’


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