17th Annual Filmi!
Filmi Toronto’s South Asian Film Festival Celebrating 17 Years!
December 2nd – December 3rd, 2016
7:30PM Shorts Programme
Length: 4:58 min
Director will be available for Q&A after screening
One summer afternoon, filmmaker Saskia Laufer discovers a live bee colony in the rafters of her cottage basement. In the ensuing process of trying to remove the honeybees, she experiences the pain of the bee sting, the sweet taste of honey and the joy of capturing it all on video.
Submission to the 2013 Jump Cuts TIFF Kids International Film Festival
Shortlisted TVO Kids Choice Award 2013
This is 11 year old Saskia’s 2nd film and both have been screened at FILMI. Saskia is a writer, director and editor with an extremely bright future.
Saskia was named after the Irish word for banana and her
lifelong dream is to live up to that name. her favourite foods are shitaki mushrooms
and fudge nuggets and her favourite pastime is chewing on eucalyptus leaves.
when she grows up she wants to either be a court jester or a banana. she has a phd in catlibrarianolog
chasing a ball of yarn, eating shitaki mushrooms and fudge nuggets, feeding her
pet banana bananas, therefore making him a cannibal, and watching thea turn
lives on roan inish with her siblings fiona, jamie and eamon.
est subject is lunch. her favourite things to do include
bananas into librarians.