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Star & Shadow presents

Honeyland

Ljubomir Stefanov & Tamara Kotevska (2019, 85 mins, Macedonia)

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Tue 14 December // 19:30 / Cinema

Tickets: £7 Full/ £5 concessions, Carers Free

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A woman utilises ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey in the mountains of North Macedonia. When a neighbouring family tries to do the same, it becomes a source of tension as they disregard her wisdom and advice.

This lushly beautiful documentary was nominated for the 2019 Oscar for Best Documentary and a host of other awards.

 

 

"a miraculous feat…[an] astonishing, immersive environmental documentary…[Hatidze] is an incredible woman, a natural optimist"
★★★★ - The Guardian

"spectacular landscapes quaking with wind, susurrant with life or honeyed with afternoon light"
★★★★ - The Financial Times

"this gorgeously shot and closely observed film plays like a thoughtful indie drama…[there is] intimate storytelling and stunning cinematography"
★★★★- Empire Magazine

"an elemental struggle between ancient tradition and greed…an incredible true story"
★★★★ - Time Out

"an experiential wonder, a cutting critique on capitalism and a genuine must-see"
★★★★ - Rolling Stone