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The Beekeepers


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Beekeepers have been keeping bees for over three thousand years.

Why are they dying now?


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"Richard Knox Robinson’s, experimental short documentary, The Beekeepers, explores the Colony Collapse Disorder, the threatened extinction of bees throughout the world as a result of the changing environment. The film artfully utilizes the documentary form to chart the element of mystery in this environmental phenomenon.".

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"This video is highly recommended to an adult audience of high school and college adults."

Buzz Haughton

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"Director Richard Robinson mixes ancient accounts of beekeeping, black and white film clips, contemporary film with his own artistic narrative..."

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"The Beekeepers features lyrical imagery depicting bees and hives, crafting a visually provocative artwork that captures Robinson’s own awe for bees."

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