The Macedonian Government announced it will support Hatidze Muratova and the team of the Honeyland documentary film in their trip to the Oscars ceremony. Deep within the Balkans, Hatidze Muratova is the last in a long line of Macedonian wild beekeepers.

Given her exceptionally poor living conditions in the nearly deserted hamlet of Bekirlija, Hatidze would often say that her main wish, out of her newfound fame, is to move to a better house in the near-by village of Dorfulija which offers far better living standards. The award-winning documentary Honeyland marks the second collaboration between directors Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska. Watch out at the Oscars on Sunday for Hatidze Muratova. Hatidze Muratova and her mother, Nazife, in the movie “Honeyland.” (NEON) But it also becomes something more: a harrowing portrait of how quickly and easily that balance can fall apart. Photo: Hatidze Muratova's grandfather taught her to harvest honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. Hatidze lives in a village that is close to her brother relatives. She wanted to live in the nearby village so she could still tend to her bees and have a warm place to live during the winter. CONTRIBUTED Most decorated festival film of the year opens today at Dayton theater. Entertainment. When a nomadic family move in and break Honeyland’s basic rule, the last female wild beekeeper in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance. Hatidze Muratova, Self: Honeyland. The home she lives in was purchased for her by the documentary filmmakers after they won their first award at the Sarajevo film festival. ... few can hold a candle to Hatidze.

An elegant new documentary tells her story. With Hatidze Muratova, Nazife Muratova, Hussein Sam, Ljutvie Sam.

Set in Bekirlijia, a rural village in Macedonia, it focuses on Hatidze Muratova, who follows ancient beekeeping traditions while caring for her ailing mother Nazife. This led them to Hatidze Muratova, ... Today, about 78,000 ethnic Turks still live in North Macedonia, making up just under 4% of the country's population of 2.1 million. They followed Muratova for three years, working two or three days at a time until their camera batteries ran out. The movie which portrays the hardscrabble life of wild bee keeper Hatidze has been nominated in two categories – the best documentary film and best international feature. Hatidze Muratova lives in a remote area of Macedonia and has one simple rule: When you harvest honey, you take half — and leave the other half for …

Nestled in an isolated mountain region deep within the Balkans, Hatidze Muratova lives with her ailing mother in a … Muratova hadn’t set out to live in near isolation; while her village dwindled, she stayed behind to care for her mother. Directed by Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov.

Now it has become the first film ever to get Oscar nominations for both best documentary and best foreign language movie, Hatidze … The woman is Hatidze Muratova, believed to be the last female wild beekeeper in Europe, and the place is a corner of the Balkans, where this vivid, resilient 50-year-old; her nearly blind, bedridden mother; their dog; and their cat live in a stone house with no running water or electricity in an otherwise deserted village. There is a chance today's GDP number could signal Australia is already in recession

Hatidze Muratova lives in a remote area of Macedonia and has one simple rule: When you harvest honey, you take half — and leave the other half for the bees.