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The Little Bird and the Bees

Director: Lena von Döhren • Country: Switzerland • Production year: 2020 • Duration: 5’ • Language (subtitles): no dialogue • Production: Schattenkabinett GmbH • Distribution: Lena von Döhren • Age rating: all ages

High above, the small bird enjoys the flowers of its maple tree. A mysterious humming that needs to be fathomed sends him on a journey into a magical world of flowers. Of course, the fiery red fox is soon on the little bird’s heels. Trailed by bad luck the fox makes acquaintance with the hard-working bees. The final encounter with the beehive results into a rather unpleasant surprise for the troublemaker.

Born in Berlin, Germany in 1981, she graduated in audiovisual communication from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and then took a master’s degree in design at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland, majoring in animation.