Jessica Oreck, 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.
Event: 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