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Posted on: November 26, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Now Showing: "Queen of the Sun What Are the Bees Telling Us?”

Our next free sustainability film night focuses on the buzz about bees, from the mysterious world inside a hive to the global bee crisis.

Join us for the documentary “Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” from 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 12, 2013, at Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Drive.

“Queen of the Sun” is a profound look at the global bee crisis from director Taggart Siegel. Watch the film's .official trailer on YouTube

This engaging film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world, including Michael Pollan, Gunther Hauk and Vandana Shiva. Together, they reveal the problems and the solutions in renewing a culture in balance with nature.

A panel of experts will lead a discussion after the film, where you can learn what you can do in your own yard and community to help.
Come early to speak to the exhibitors, pick up some refreshments and information. Door prizes will be awarded.

“Queen of the Sun” continues the City of Issaquah’s series of film nights focused on sustainability.

Our series is presented by the Office of Sustainability and funded through a grant from the King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program. To learn more, visit

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