Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo by Jessica Oreck
June 9-June 13, 2010
This documentary explores the mystery of Japan’s age-old love affair with insects. A meditation on nature, beauty, philosophy, and culture, the film reveals Japanese philosophies that may shift your perspective on nature, beauty, life, and the mundane realities of day-to-day life. “Remarkable…quietly spellbinding” (Justine Chang, Variety). Discussion with the director follows the June 9 screening.