Bee Nation

Bee Nation is a Canadian documentary produced and directed by Lana Šlezić. The film follows the inspirational stories of six students in the first-ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee in Canada. Through the eyes of students, parents and educators, we learn of the challenges and opportunities awaiting the First Nations students in Saskatchewan as they strive to make it to the National Championships in Toronto; the highs, the lows, and everything in between.

  • Lana Šlezić
    Director
  • Lana Šlezić
    Writer
  • Lana Šlezić
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 18 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 24, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • HotDocs Film Festival Opening Night selection
    Toronto
    Canada
    April 27, 2017
    world
  • NorthWest Festival
    Edmonton
    Canada
    May 14, 2017
    Best Feature Doc Nominee
Director - Lana Šlezić