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“Revelatory” – QUEEN receives The New York Times Critic’s Pick

QUEEN OF THE SUN opens today at Cinema Village in New York City! Don’t miss the 7 PM screenings during opening weekend with special Q&As by Director Taggart Siegel. The week is also packed with a line-up of great organizations that will be at the screenings for Q&As and introductions ranging from New York League of Conservation Voters and Manhattan Green Party to Audubon Society, Green Thumb NYC, Slow Food NYC, Grow NYC and many more! If you live in the city, be sure to make it out this week to see the film.

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What the press is saying about QUEEN OF THE SUN:

“REVELATORY”

“…Siegel buzzes around the globe and deep into the hive… Honey has never looked so delicious. Or so precious.”

- Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times, Critic’s Pick

“EYE-OPENING”

-New York Daily News

“BEAUTIFUL”

- The New York Post

“A HYMN”

“…to nature’s underappreciated pollinators — whose existence has come under threat…making a sunny and optimistic case for why the world is worth saving, via gorgeous imagery and poetic appreciations of the bees themselves. “

- Ian Buckwalter, NPR.org

“RICH, ELEGANT, EDIFYING.”

“One of the most beautifully filmed documentaries that I’ve ever seen.”

-Hollywood Report Card

“IMPASSIONED”

“…a lovely balance between scientific explanation and emotional advocacy…rich subject matter and persuasive presentation make this visually appealing nature documentary worth buzzing about.”

- David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

“Visually sumptuous…lovingly shot, near-psychedelic imagery, which serves as an unusually visceral reminder of the rich variety in nature—and what’s at stake if bees bug out for good.”

- Village Voice

“INSPIRING… ONE OF THE BEST FILMS OF 2011.”

- Spirituality and Practice

“The film wows us with its objects of study at work that it creates a sensual awareness of our primary relationship with the bees.”

-Slant Magazine

“MUST-SEE FILM… LIKELY THE MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR.”

- Current

June 10, 2011  |  News, Uncategorized  |  No Comments