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Son of Monarchs Alexis Gambis

After the death of his grandmother, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown nestled in the majestic monarch butterfly forests of Michoacán after many years. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his new hybrid identity, launching him on a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.

CREDITS

Written & Directed by Alexis Gambis
Produced by Abraham Dayan & Maria Altamirano
Cinematography by Alejandro Mejí
Principal Cast: Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Alexia Rasmussen, Lázaro Gabino Rodríguez, Noé Hernández, Kaarlo Isaacs, and Angel Adrián Flores.

SCIENTIFIC SUBJECTS

 Biology

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