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Sunday, 27th of January 2008 | 6pm – 12am | $20 Suggested Donation
Our first Sunday Session of 2008: a special evening to raise awareness and funds for the completion of The Vanishing of the Bees. This feature-length documentary takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and spiritual implications of the world wide disappearance of the honeybee, a mysterious ecological tragedy that could topple our food chain and forever change our way of life.
The Vanishing of the Bees trailer, the ghost bees and highlights from Hive Mentality Film’s latest shoot.
Q&A with the co-director and producer Maryam Henein
Special Guest Speakers will include:
Cancelled - Melanie St. James of Empowerment Works, a nonprofit global sustainability think-tank who is sponsoring The Vanishing of the Bees through their Artists In Action program.
Added - Leila Conners Petersen, co-director of The 11th Hour
Ol Doinyo Laetoli Le Baba, an animus and cultural preservationist who will speak of how mankind relates to the universe from an indigenous and metaphysical point of view.
A Sound Healing Meditation by Richard Grossman
Honey Tasting of honeys from around the world
Bee Art Exhibition:
Paintings & Sculptures by:
Ethereal Sounds by Project Butterfly’s dj Jun
and guest dj Toks
Medicine jewelry designed by Maryam Henein
Serving sumptuous Vegetarian Fusion cuisine
Project Butterfly’s house special Sangria
Plus special guests and random acts of beauty
There will be a $20 suggested donation for the event, proceeds of which will go to the completion of the film The Vanishing of the Bees.
821 Traction Ave. #108 in Downtown LA, CA 90013
Between Alameda & Santa Fe and between 2nd & 3rd Street
In the Arts District