Honeyland
Sunday March 15, 2020  2pm - 3:29pm (1 Hour 29 Minutes)
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(902) 532-7704

Doors Open at 1:15pm

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HONEYLAND is the first film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary AND Best International Feature

Come find out what all the buzz is about!!

When a nomadic family move in and break Honeyland’s basic rule, the last female wild beekeeper in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.

Nestled in an isolated mountain region deep within the Balkans, Hatidze Muratova lives with her ailing mother in a village without roads, electricity or running water. She’s the last in a long line of Macedonian wild beekeepers, eking out a living farming honey in small batches to be sold in the closest city – a mere four hours’ walk away.

Hatidze’s peaceful existence is thrown into upheaval by the arrival of an itinerant family, with their roaring engines, seven rambunctious children and herd of cattle. Hatidze optimistically meets the promise of change with an open heart, offering up her affections, her brandy and her tried-and-true beekeeping advice.

It doesn’t take long however, before Hussein, the itinerant family’s patriarch, senses opportunity and develops an interest in selling his own honey. Hussein has seven young mouths to feed and nowhere to graze his cattle, and he soon casts Hatidze’s advice aside in his hunt for profit. This causes a breach in the natural order that provokes a conflict with Hatidze that exposes the fundamental tension between nature and humanity, harmony and discord, exploitation and sustainability.
Even as the family provides a much-needed respite from Hatidze’s isolation and loneliness, her very means of survival are threatened.

The debut feature from documentarians Ljubo Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska HONEYLAND was shot over three years by a skeleton crew committed to an intimate collaboration between filmmakers and subject.

HONEYLAND is made with the widescreen sweep of an epic, visually ambitious and driven by an unexpectedly dramatic narrative and a surprising sense of humor. It’s a tough and tender portrait of the delicate balance between humankind and nature, a glimpse at a fast disappearing way of life, and an unforgettable testament to one extraordinary womans resilience.

Ljubo Stefanov – Director / Co-Director
Tamara Kotevska – Director / Co-Director

Unrated
Documentary, Drama
1hr 29min

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating.

Thank you to our community movie partners Annapolis Home Hardware and Tripp’s Gallery.

$11 Adult
$8 Youth, aged under 18 years
$10 with Film Buff card
All prices include HST

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209 St George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

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