Son of Monarchs

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

  • Director: Alexis Gambis

  • Producers:

  • Maria Altamirano & Abraham Dayan

  • Duration: 98 minutes

  • Finalist Category: Feature

  • Mexico

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