animal keeper at the American Museum of Natural History, discusses her lifelong love of insects and her new documentary "Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo,"
which explores the world of Japanese insect-lovers, looking at the religious, literary, and philosophical underpinnings of a nation’s entomological obsession. "Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo," opens at Film Forum
Wednesday, May 12.
: Jessica Oreck will be in person with live insects
Wednesday, May 12 and Friday, May 14 at the 6:30 and 8:20 screenings
209 West Houston Street