BAYER, farmers and the bees

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The film tells how the Bayer company used questionable methods to prevent an early ban on particularly toxic pesticides. The neonicotinoids have been on the market in the EU since 1992. They are primarily responsible for the worldwide death of insects.

This film is part of double feature 2.

Director: Berndt Welz

Berndt Welz was born on May 10th 1965 in Stuttgart. He studied economics in Munich and began his career in journalism at the newspaper Münchner Abendzeitung and at Focus TV. For many years, he has been producing documentaries about relevant sociel issues as well as adventure and nature themes. His work has received various awards, among them the Bayerischer Fernsehpreis, a Silver World Medal at the New York Festivals and a nomination for the Grimme-Award.

Germany France
2019
29 Min.
German
12
Director: Berndt Welz
Author: Berndt Welz
Camera: Moritz Frisch, Oliver Kratz, Gerardo Milsztein, Frank Van Vught
Editing: Sebastian Riezler
Music:
Speaker: Götz Bielefeldt
Editor: Nicolai Piechota (ZDF)
Producer: Johannes Kaltenhauser Patrick Lange, Berndt Welz (Dok.Utopia)
Nominations: GREEN REPORT 2020
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