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Title Vanishing of the Bees
Published Gunpowder & Sky, 2010
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (88 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Summary This documentary, narrated by Ellen Page, takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and ecological implications of the worldwide disappearance of the honeybee. The film examines our current agricultural landscape and celebrates the ancient and sacred connection between man and the honeybee. The story highlights the positive changes that have resulted due to the tragic phenomenon known as "Colony Collapse Disorder." To empower the audience, the documentary provides viewers with tangible solutions they can apply to their everyday lives. Vanishing of the Bees unfolds as a dramatic tale of science and mystery, illuminating this extraordinary crisis and its greater meaning about the relationship between humankind and Mother Earth. The bees have a message - but will we listen?
Notes Title from title frames
In Process Record
Performer David Hackenberg, Dennis Van Engelsdorp, Ellen Page, Maryann Frazier, Michael Pollan, Simon Buxton
Event Originally produced by Gunpowder & Sky in 2010
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In English
Subject Nature
Documentary films
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Form Streaming video
Author Langworthy, George, film director
Henein, Maryam, film director
Hackenberg, David, actor
Van Engelsdorp, Dennis, actor
Page, Ellen, actor
Frazier, Maryann, actor
Pollan, Michael, actor
Buxton, Simon, actor
Gunpowder & Sky (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.