City of Issaquah Free Film Screening Announcement
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Posted by: Lindsay Kittleson
(November 22, 2013): Continuing the City of
Issaquah’s series of FREE film
nights on sustainability, the documentary "Queen of the Sun” will be shown on
Thursday evening, December 12, 2013.
What are the
bees telling us? Queen of the Sun is a profound, alternative look at the global
bee crisis from director Taggart Siegel. Taking us on a journey through the
catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive,
this engaging and ultimately uplifting 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 both the problems and the solutions in renewing a culture
in balance with nature.
film, a panel of experts, will lead a discussion about the film. Informational
tables, as well as refreshments, will be available to attendees. In addition,
door prizes will be given away after the movie.
p.m, Thursday, December 12 (come early at 6 p.m. to speak with exhibitors
and get a good seat)
Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA 98029 (located in the
The free movie
nights are presented by the City of Issaquah’s Office of Sustainability and
funded through a grant from the King County Local Hazardous Waste Management
Program. For more information, go to www.ci.issaquah.wa.us/Index.aspx?NID=304 or call 425-837-3400.