“The Pollinators” to be hosted by JSCC Honors Program

The Jackson State Community College Honors Program will host a screening of the award-winning documentary film The Pollinators, Wednesday, November 6, at 6:30 PM in the Ayers Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

The Pollinators is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts, and vegetables we all eat. The many challenges these beekeepers and their bees face en route reveal the many threats to their survival that bees face now. The filmmakers talk to farmers, scientists, chefs and academics along the way to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees, what it means to our food security and how we can improve it.

This film has already been selected by 25 national and international film festivals and has been honored as “Best Documentary” at seven of them. The Tennessee Beekeepers Association, Tennessee Environmental Council, Tennessee Sierra Club, and many other groups fully endorse this documentary and are promoting it statewide.

The trailer for the movie can be seen at us.demand.film/the-pollinators/