Bees buzzing to Hollywood?

“More than Honey” is the Swiss candidate for a nomination in the category of Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.

Screen shot 2013-09-21 at 10.43.35 PMOn behalf of the Federal Office of Culture, SWISS FILMS submitted the film to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the first time for a documentary film from Switzerland. Imhoof is, however, no stranger at the Oscars: he received a nomination for “Das Boot ist voll” in 1982 and has since been a member of the Academy.

The selection of «More than Honey» includes 60’000 Swiss Francs, contributed by the Swiss Federal Office for Culture  (50’000 SFr.) and the town of Delsberg (10’000 Sfr.). This money is meant for the promotion of the film in Los Angeles.

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