HONEYLAND Opening at the Cinema Art Theater

September 13th, 2019 - 3:00 pm

HONEYLAND Opening at the Cinema Art Theater

Starting on September 13, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will present “Honeyland,” an award-winning documentary that tells the extraordinary story of the last female wild beekeeper in Europe and shows us how fragile our link with nature is.

Hatidze Muratova, a woman who lives with her ailing mother in the mountains of Macedonia, makes a living cultivating honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. When an unruly family moves in next door, what at first seems like a balm for her solitude becomes a source of tension as they, too, begin to practice beekeeping and threaten her very means of survival. [Macedonia, 2019, 87 minutes, Rating: NR, Turkish w/English subtitles].

John Powers of “NPR” says, “This elegant film begins as the intimate portrait of a beekeeper who makes famously good honey, and then expands to become something of a parable.” Monica Castillo of “RogerEbert.com” writes, “A documentary that is both an immersive experience and an undeniably gorgeous reflection on our relationship to nature.”

Screening times are 3 pm on Fri (Sep 13), 6 pm on Sat (Sep 14),4 pm on Sun (Sep 15), 2 pm on Mon (Sep 16), 6 pm on Wed (Sep 18), 3 pm on Thu (Sep 19). Admission is $8 for members and $11 for future members. Customers are encouraged to purchase tickets online. If seats are available, tickets can be purchased at the theater starting 30 minutes prior to each screening.

The mission of the RBFS is promoting cinematic arts and providing education, cultural enrichment, and opportunities for engagement for our diverse communities and audiences. The Film Society sponsors ongoing screenings, special events, and the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival (October 31 – November 10, 2019). Having met all the requirements for best practices in nonprofit management, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society is accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute®. The Film Society is funded, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on DelawareScene.com. For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, visit the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at rehobothfilm.com or call 302-645-9095.


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