The Cliff

Sam Goodner, Writer/Director 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2021, Production Award, UCLA 

Project Type: Short Film 

Genre: Drama 

Length: 15 minutes 

Field of Science: Ecology, Biology 

Stage: Pre-Production 


In the foothills of the Himalayas, a talented Tibetan scientist forms a promising partnership with an American beekeeper to study and protect rare populations of migratory honeybees. But their shared strategy for sustaining this sensitive ecosystem is jeopardized when competing desires and complicated feelings get in the way.