- Visiting Scholars
- Real Utopias
- Social Cinema
- Labor & Working Class Studies
- FORWARD 2017
SOCIAL CINEMA: STORIES OF STRUGGLE & CHANGE
"MORE THAN HONEY"
Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 7PM
Over the past 15 years, numerous colonies of bees have been decimated throughout the world, but the causes of this disaster remain unknown. Depending on the world region, 50% to 90% of all local bees have disappeared, and this epidemic is still spreading from beehive to beehive – all over the planet. Fifty years ago, Einstein had already insisted on the symbiotic relationship binding these pollen gatherers to humankind: “If bees were to disappear from the globe,” he predicted, “mankind would only have four years left to live.” MORE THAN HONEY is a fascinating and exquisite cinematic exploration of the relationship between humankind and honeybees and its implications for our future.
View a trailer of MORE THAN HONEY here.
Co-sponsored by FairShare CSA Coalition, F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture, Mad Urban Bees LLC, and the Willy Street Coop.
Following the film, join a dicussion led by Nathan Clarke (Mad Urban Bees LLC).
SOCIAL CINEMA explores important contemporary social topics from critical perspectives. Each screening is followed by a discussion of the issues explored in the film. The series is free and open to all.
The 2013 Social Cinema Film Series is made possible by a grant from the Evjue Foundation and is supported by the Edgewood College COR Program. The series is organized by the UW-Madison Havens Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee. For a full list of the films in this series, visit HavensSocialCinema.org.