Son of Monarchs (Hijo de Monarcas)
Sloan Foundation Film
A Mexican biologist's return from New York to his hometown near butterfly forests of Michoacán sparks a personal metamorphosis.
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. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his hybrid identity, sparking a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.
- Monarch butterflies
- Migration and immigration
- Extinction, biodiversity, and climate change
Austin Film Society, Austin, TX