SON OF MONARCHS
October 26 only
“An alternate journey of being and belonging…The film’s rich imagery will be imprinted in your memory, returning to you in dreams.” – The New York Times, Critics’ Pick!
Director Alexis Gambis in person for Q&A after the screening!
Presented by RoxCine. Co-presented by The Mexican Museum and SF Latino Film Festival
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. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his new hybrid identity, launching him on a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.
Directed by Alexis Gambis. Starring Tenoch Huerta Mejia. 2020. USA, Mexico. 97 min.
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