Jessica Oreck,

Jessica Oreck, appears in the following:

Herding the Last Wild Reindeer in Finland

Friday, January 24, 2014

Jessica Oreck describes documenting a year in the life of a family of reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland. She’s the producer/writer/director of the film “Aatsinki: The Story of the Arctic Cowboys,” which follows brothers Aarne and Lasse Aatsinki who live with their wives and children north of the Arctic Circle, where they lead a collective of traditional reindeer herders who manage the last group of wild reindeer in all of Finland. “Aatsinki: The Story of the Arctic Cowboys” is playing at IFC Center January 24-30.

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Beetle Queen

Monday, May 10, 2010

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 ...

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