The Beekeepers

Director: Richard Knox Robinson
Screenwriters: Richard Knox Robinson

Institute History

  • 2009 Sundance Film Festival


The Beekeepers is an experimental documentary film that explores Colony Collapse Disorder: due to the changing environment, bees all over the world are dying. With beekeeping threatened with extinction, Richard Robinson's film charts the history of this ancient profession, searching for answers to its current plight while daring the documentary form to be as artful and mysterious as its subject.

— Mike Plante

Screening Details


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