What Happened to the Bees? (2019) by Adriana Otero Puerto & Robin Canul Suárez

What Happened to the Bees?

6 September, 18:35 – 20:45h | Get your tickets right here!

Location: LAB111, Amsterdam, Netherlands | Click HERE for more info.

Film director: Adriana Otero Puerto, Robin Canul Suárez | Year: 2019 | Runtime: 67 min Genre: Documentary | Subtitle(s): English | Language(s): Spanish


Synopsis: In 2012, millions of bees died in Mayan indigenous communities in the state of Campeche. After knowing the cause, the communities decide to organize themselves to confront the Mexican authorities and the transnational company Monsanto, which has put their subsistence in danger by sowing transgenic soy in their territory.


  • Closing Ceremony: 30 min | (Before the film starts)
  • Talk Show: 30 min | The Bees and Us | (after the film)
  • Panelists: Frens Pries; InHolland : van Hall Larenstein | Albert Muller; Het Bijenfonds

Credits & Specifications

  • Project title (original Language): ¿Qué les pasó a las abejas?
  • Director: Adriana Otero Puerto, Robin Canul Suárez
  • Writer:
  • Producer: Adriana Otero Puerto
  • Protagnists: Gustavo Huchín Cauich, Leydi Pech Martín
  • Project Type: Documentary, feature film
  • Theme: environment, bees
  • Runtime: 67 minutes 26 seconds
  • Year of completion: 2019
  • Country of Origin: Mexico
  • Country of Filming: Mexico, Argentina
  • Language: Spanish
  • Distribution information: