Introducing the 2020 team for new documentary Bee Aware. Do you or someone you know keep bees? Let us know!
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What sparked our interest was reading the stories about the bees that were housed on the rooftops of Notre Dame. That story led us to want to learn more about honey bees, bumblebees, and the significant role they play in our ecosystem. More importantly what effects our society is having on them.

Now, we are headed all over the East Coast states to talk to our local beekeepers about their experiences raising beehives. We are seeking out all levels of beekeeper, from professional to small business owner, in Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and and Connecticut. 

The Pacedocs  2020 Spring Documentary:

Bee Aware

THE BUZZ

Weekly Beesearch: Bee Stings

Weekly Beesearch: Bee Stings

Honey Bees, and bees in general, often get a bad rap because of their defense mechanism: stinging. However, foraging bees rarely sting people, it's when you are near the hive, and posing a threat that bees will begin to sting a person actively. A honey bee will never...

Honey, We Delayed the Premiere

Honey, We Delayed the Premiere

It is Monday, May 11th. There is a crowd gathering outside of Jacob Burns theater in Pleasantville, NY. A poster in the window lets everyone know tonight is the premiere of Bee Aware. The house opens about 6PM, the crowd filters into the lobby. As the audience makes...

Weekly Beesearch: What’s In a Beehive?

Weekly Beesearch: What’s In a Beehive?

Bees.  In the typical hive, there are 3 kinds of bees. The Queen, the drone, and the workers. Then there are larvae, which begin life as eggs laid by the Queen, and in around 14 days, emerge as new worker bees. Worker bees are responsible for the maintenance and...

Monday Beesearch: Invasion of the Murder Hornets

Monday Beesearch: Invasion of the Murder Hornets

Our editing continues but as news like this surfaces, we must “Bee Aware”  and bring attention to it.  As if we needed more things to worry about in 2020, the United States is now facing a threat that could devastate it’s ecosystem. The threat is an insect named the...

Weekly Beesearch: The Beekeeper’s Hive

Weekly Beesearch: The Beekeeper’s Hive

The Beehive is a manmade structure made to house Honey Bees for several beneficial purposes: honey, pollination of crops, CCD prevention, and apitherapy treatments. In America, honey bees may be moved via truck or shipment to different areas for pollination purposes,...

Where Have We  BEEn?

Where Have We BEEn?

We hope everyone is safe and well, and with the state of the world, we wanted to let you know where we stand since our last post. Unfortunately, as the global COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world, our planned documentary filming trip to France was cancelled....

Hawaii: living on the edge in paradise

During the summer of 2018, hundreds of earthquakes shook the summit of Kīlauea, leading to the active volcano’s largest eruption in 200 years.

Surviving Maria

In 2018 Pace University’s groundbreaking documentary series focused on the island of Puerto Rico.

Our Team

As soon as the team met, we began delegating jobs and getting to know each other’s roles. We will all be wearing many hats throughout the semester, not limited to filming, interviewing, and researching.

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