About

Beekeeper Shé Zuŏ Bīn performs a "rite of spring," in which queen bees are placed on his body and then summon worker bees. He stands still, covered by bees, allowing the buzzing to dominate all and become a protective shield.

Screens with The Illinois Parables

This suite of midwestern parables about faith, force, technology, and exodus questions the role that belief plays in national identity. In our desire to make sense of the inscrutable, who do we end up blaming or endorsing?

YEAR 2015

SECTION Shorts Program

COUNTRY France

RUN TIME 16 min

COMPANY MARC JOHNSON STUDIO

WEBSITE http://yuyu-film.com/

EMAIL mj@marcjohnson.fr

PHONE 0033676069344

Credits

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Artist Bio

Marc Johnson

Marc Johnson is a French director who has received many awards for his work, including the LVMH Young Artist Award, the Clermont-Tonnerre Prize, the Colin-Lefranc grants from the French Ministry of Culture, the D-SPAR art prize from the Dhillon-Marty Foundation, and third prize in the experimental section at the 42nd Athens International Film Festival, Ohio. He has exhibited worldwide, including at Jeu de Paume, Paris Art Center, and the 65th International Filmfestspiele Berlin, Berlinale Shorts.