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Screening of the amazing film "More than Honey"

Henry Miller Memorial Library

Saturday, August 31, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (PDT)

Big Sur, CA

Screening of the amazing film "More than Honey"

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More Than HoneyOscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof (THE BOAT IS FULL) tackles the vexing issue of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction. With the tenacity of a man out to solve a world-class mystery, More than Honey investigates this global phenomenon, from California to Switzerland, China and Australia. 

Exquisite macro-photography of the bees (reminiscent of MICROCOSMOS) in flight and in their hives reveals a fascinating, complex world in crisis. Writes Eric Kohn in Indiewire:

"Imhoof captures the breeding of queen bees in minute detail, ventures to a laboratory to witness a bee brainscan, and discovers the dangerous prospects of a hive facing the infection of mites. In this latter case, the camera's magnifying power renders the infection in sci-fi terms, as if we've stumbled into a discarded scene from David Cronenberg's THE FLY."

This is a strange and strangely moving film that raises questions of species survival in cosmic as well as apiary terms.

Join us for a magical evening under the redwoods!

 

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Henry Miller Memorial Library
48603 California 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Saturday, August 31, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (PDT)


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Henry Miller Memorial Library

The Henry Miller Memorial Library is a a public benefit, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization championing the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, and Big Sur resident Henry Miller.

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