DVD: ''The Ailing Queen'' - 4 Seasons with a Bee-Keeper and a Little Reggae Song

''My parents came here in the late 1970's.''

That's when it all started for young bee-keeper and queen producer and breeder Anicet Desrochers who can't help but notice his losses as well as dead bees in just about each brood he and other bee-keepers alike lift out of the beehives. This is due to the new types of pesticides which are much more toxic than those previously spread on close-by farms.

Produced by Les Films du 3 mars and Esperamos Films the movie which can be viewed on the DVD with English subtitles provides information of bee activities which have a major impact of human living, takes us to bee-keepers installations in various regions of Quebec, beautiful wild flower fields, as well as the APImondia international conferences in France where individual experts' interviews.

This film now on DVD has already received recognition: GÉMEAUX for best documentary - nature & sciences,  ÉCO CAMÉRA Award at last year's RIDM, a mention at Toronto's Planet in focus Festival. It is scheduled in Paris at Festival International du Film d’Environnement from Feb 7 to 14, 2012.

(Français sur Montreal157.blogspot.com)


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