My Garden of a Thousand Bees

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A veteran wildlife cameraman is bee obsessed. Seeking refuge from the pandemic in a small city garden he is filming the wild bees that live there with mind-blowing results. From giant bumblebees to scissor bees the size of a mosquito, he has seen over 60 species of bee. But more importantly, he is developing a close relationship with an individual bee he follows through its entire life.

  • Directors: David Allen

  • Narrated and filmed by Martin Dohrn.

  • Producers: Gaby Bastyra

  • A production of Passion Planet, the WNET Group, and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios in association with Ammonite Films.

  • Duration: 52 minutes

  • Finalist Category: Animal Behavior

  • United Kingdom

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