Environmental Film Fest: Summer Series

What Happened to the Bees?

Expired March 29, 2021 3:45 AM
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Co-presented with the National Museum of the American Indian, the Embassy of Mexico and the Mexican Cultural Institute

Exposes the deadly effects of regularly used agrochemicals -- currently legal in countries like Mexico and the United States -- on millions of bees. The documentary explores how the planting of monocultures threatens the health and environment of Mayan beekeeping communities in southeastern Mexico and portrays their fight to protect their land from massive deforestation, groundwater table pollution and climate change.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    67 minutes
  • Country
  • Premiere
    D.C. Premiere
  • Director
    Adriana Otero & Robin Canul