BAYER, farmers and the bees

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 has been producing documentaries worldwide for many years. His focus is on critical and also investigative environmental, climate, agricultural and nature topics. Berndt Welz studied economics in Munich, attended the Burda School of Journalism and worked as a trainee at the Münchner Abendzeitung. He was a member of the editorial team at ProSieben (knowledge formats), deputy editorial director at Süddeutsche TV, chief reporter at Focus TV and editorial director of Wunderwelt Wissen (ProSieben). Since 2011 at the latest, however, he has devoted himself entirely to documentaries, his great passion.

Germany France
29 Min.
Director: Berndt Welz
Script: Berndt Welz
Cinematography: Moritz Frisch, Oliver Kratz, Gerardo Milsztein, Frank Van Vught
Editing: Sebastian Riezler
Narrator: Götz Bielefeldt
Editor: Nicolai Piechota (ZDF)
Producer: Johannes Kaltenhauser Patrick Lange, Berndt Welz (Dok.Utopia)
Awards: GREEN REPORT 2020
Nominations: GREEN REPORT 2020
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