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SON OF MONARCHS (PG 15)

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SYNOPSIS

After the death of his grandmother, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown nestled in the monarch butterfly forests of Michoacán, Mexico. He is forced to confront his past traumas, launching him on a metamorphosis.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

 

ALEXIS GAMBIS is a French-Venezuelan filmmaker and biologist. His films combine documentary and fiction, often embracing animal perspectives and experimenting with new forms of scientific storytelling.

 

In 2008, he founded the Imagine Science Film Festival that recently celebrated its 13th year of showcasing science in film from around the world. In 2016, he launched the sister portal Labocine. Coined the "Netflix for science,"  the VOD platform provides a virtual ecosystem to experience science cinema in all its flavors by hybridizing forms, and fostering a dialogue between scientists, artists and educators.

MORE INFORMATION

YEAR: 2021

LANGUAGE: Spanish, English
SUBTITLES: English

SCREENING INFO

February 26, 2022

7 PM