Sunday, April 28

Independent Film Festival Boston 2019Special Events Archive

The Pollinators

East Coast Premiere

Expected to be in attendance: Director Peter Nelson, Executive Producer Sally Roy and Editor Michael Reuter in conversation with Barbara Moran, Senior Producing Editor of WBUR’s Environment


Genre: Documentary Feature
Runtime: 93 min
Director: Peter Nelson
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THE POLLINATORS is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts, and vegetables we all eat. The many challenges the beekeepers and their bees face en route reveal the flaws of our simplified, chemically dependent agriculture system.

Director and beekeeper Peter Nelson and his team talk to farmers, scientists, chefs, and academics, who provide a broad range of perspectives on the environmental threats to honeybees, what their fate means to our food security, and how we can improve the outlook for both.

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Sunday 4/28
at 3:30 PM

Brattle passes not accepted for this event. Please visit IFFBoston.org for festival badges and other information.