An eight-year-old child struggles with the fact that people keep addressing her in confusing ways. During a summer in the Basque Country among the beehives, she explores her identity alongside the women of her family, who at the same time reflect on their own lives and desires. 

  • Winner Silver Bear for Best Leading Performance, Berlinale 2023
  • Winner of the Ibero-American Fiction Feature Film Award for Best First Feature, Best Direction, and Best Acting Ensemble, Guadalajara International Film Festival 2023
  • Winner Best Actress Young International Film Festival Competition, Hong Kong International Film Festival 2023
  • Winner Golden Biznaga for best film, Malaga International Film Festival 2023


20.000 especies de abejas
125 min | 2023
Drama | Spain
Spanish, Basque and French with English subtitles

Director: Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren

Saturday, 30 Sep 2023
16.30 Goethe Haus Auditorium (Invitation Only)
19.00 IFI Yogyakarta

Wednesday, 4 Oct 2023
19.30 Goethe Haus Auditorium