- Robert Lemelson
- USA / Indonesia
- 81 min
Robert Lemelson is an anthropologist, film maker and philanthropist focused on personal experience, culture and metal illness in the United States and Indonesia. Besides being a professor at the University of California and a researcher at the Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviour at the Centre for Culture and Health, Lemelson is also the founder of the Elemental Productions company which, in cooperation with Hollywood film makers, produces various educational videos.
Bitter Honey is a dynamic emotional portrait of three polygamous Indonesian families, which presents images of mental struggle against manipulation, and an overview of economic and emotional burden these silenced women face daily.