Queen of the Sun
Internationally renowned composer and cellist Jami Sieber creates a soundtrack buzzing with the life and mystery of a beehive.
Since the release of the film Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us? the plight of the honeybee is finding its way into so many people’s consciousness. The beautiful images, music, beekeepers, and life of this tiny creature have taken flight around the world via this film. The film has won numerous awards and has opened in more than 50 US cities, including NYC and LA, as well as two continents.
The musical soundtrack is a compilation of previously released compositions by Sieber in addition to some new collaborative creations of Sieber and Evan Schiller (producer/engineer/ composer). Also featured are two pieces performed by the Portland based group Omiza River.
Evan Schiller is a Seattle-based recording engineer, producer, musician and soundtrack composer and is owner of ZuluSound studio.
Om is a river flowing through humanity.
Omiza River flows through humanity.
Omiza River’s music comes from a soulful, human perspective. It is folk and yogic and touches the core of a being. It leaves the listener a bit lighter and closer to the source. Inspired from nature and the beautiful people that surround us all, Omiza’s lyrics remind us that despite the negativity in the world, there are so many good things to be thankful for. ‘Tis a healing experience to sit and feel the Omiza River flow.
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About the Film:
“QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis from Taggart Siegel, director of THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN. Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world including Michael Pollan, Gunther Hauk and Vandana Shiva. Together they reveal both the problems and the solutions in renewing a culture in balance with nature.
Queen of the Sun DVD and Companion Book available at their website.
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Queen of the Sun