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The Beekeeper

The Beekeeper
Dir. Mano Khalil

Screening dates:

June 16, 9:30pm, IFC Center

 
The Beekeeper relates the touching story of Ibrahim Gezer, a Kurdish beekeeper from southeast Turkey, and his unusual experience of integration into the seemingly conservative heart of today's Switzerland. The turmoil of the decades-long conflict between the Turkish state and the armed Kurdish guerrilla movement, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), robbed Gezer of everything that he had: his wife, two of his children, his country, and over 500 bee colonies—his means of making a living. He has been left only with his love for bees and his unshakeable faith in humanity. Displaced from his home and livelihood, the beekeeper discovers a new life in Switzerland.
 
Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Mano Khalil

For more information and tickets visit the Human Rights Watch Film Festival website

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