Son of Monarchs
(Hijo de monarcas)
* Winner Alfred P. Sloan Prize Sundance Film Festival 2021
* Special screening Morelia Film Festival 2020
Having just received news of his grandmother’s passing, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown and confronts his troubled past. He inspects the migrating monarch butterfly under the microscope to reconnect with his homeland, heal his relationship with his estranged brother and affirm his immigrant identity. Directed by Alexis Gambis. Starring Tenoch Huerta. Available on HBOmax starting November, 2021.