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The Mystery of the Disappearance of Bees

Saturday 09th October 2010 from 15h30 to 17h30
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Directed by
Mark Daniels
Written by
Mark Daniels et Jane Weiner
Produced by
Telfrance, Galafilm Productions, ARTE France

Documentary, France, Canada, 2010, 89 min

Competition Grand jury

Investigation of a global ecological disaster that could jeopardize the entiere humanity... Today, one third of our food is directly depending on the bee, the most important agricultural pollinator of our planet. However, the last years, millions of bees have been mysteriously disappearing. Why? Will we be able to cope with this foretold disaster? The efficient and rigorous investigation by Mark Daniels took 18 months of filming and managed to clear a problem with complex issues. In fields where bees, behind the microscope or with a Scottish philosopher beekeeper, his camera goes around a planet, which doubts and questions...


Debate with :

  • Mark Daniels, director
  • Christine Le Goff, Producer at Zed
  • Bernard E. Vaissière, researcher, pollination & bees ecology team

Know more

  • Mini-site dedicated to the film on ARTE website (in french).