Beewildered Companions

    • Miriam Remter
    • Germany
    • 87 min
    • Dutch Premiere
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    Beewildered Companions is an immersive ethnographic study on the socio-material entanglements of humans and honeybees in times of globalised diseases. Triggered by the migration of a small bee parasite from Asia, the culture of beekeeping in Europe today is deeply shaken. The search for new and better practices is also a struggle of different imaginaries regarding the ontological status of the honeybee as domestic or wild. Can and should a serious disease be controlled by medication or breeding? Or is it better for humans to give up control, as in the long lost craft of tree beekeeping?

    Credits

    Director
    Miriam Remter
    Co-director
    Felix Remter
    Production
    Miriam Remter for Primate Visions, Felix Remter for Primate Visions

    Contact

    World Sales
    Alessandro Lombardo for Mindjazz Pictures International
    Festival Handling
    Alessandro Lombardo for Mindjazz Pictures International

    More information

    Spoken languages
    English
    German
    Russian

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