Run-Time: 1 x 53 min.
Directed by Paul Reddish
Written by Paul Reddish
epo-film for ORF in association with DOCSTAR, National Geographic Television and ZDF
Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (DUBBED) , French (DUBBED)
The Magic Trees of Assam
Assam - Im Land der Bienenbäume
The film, set in the ravishing scenery of north east India, combines a journey and a great mystery with electrifying footage of the world's most aggressive insect. The giant honey bees have a reputation for attacking en masse and every year local people are badly stung and die. Yet an Austrian scientist is trying to discover the secrets of these enigmatic killer bees.
Awards: Banff World Television Festival 1999: Banff World Television Festival Awards, Telescience Festival 2000: Telescience Festival Award, Wildscreen 2000: Wildscreen Award