Film: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20
Traveling backward through time, Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo explores the mystery and development of Japan’s love affair with bugs. The film attempts to uncover Japanese philosophies that will shift Westerners perspectives on nature, beauty, life, and their day-to-day routines. Written and directed by Boulder native Jessica Oreck, the movie untangles the web of cultural and historical ties underlying Japan's deep fascination with insects.
Film Trailer

September 17, 2012 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History •