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The Beekeepers

 

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Leaked EPA Document shows it allowed pesticide that kills bees

Status of Pollinators in North America
 
Honeybees Act as Sensors for Pollution
 
Where Have All the Bees Gone?
 
Lawsuit Seeks Pesticide Data from EPA
 
Germany Bans Chemicals Linked to Honeybee Devastation
 
3000 Year Old Beehives Discovered in Israel
 
Honeybees Used by NASA to Track Global Warming
 
Pesticides Indicted in Bee Deaths
 
American Beekeeping Federaton
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

   

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.".

Jericho Parms

Capturing Controversy: A Look at Activist Filmmaking

The Independent

 

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

Buzz Haughton

Educational Media Reviews Online

 

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

James Nelson

Sundance Goes Green as The Environment Takes Spotlight

 

 

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

Holly Willis

The Bearers of Bad News: Doc Makers on How to Engage Viewers While Delivering Dire Facts