14 Jun

„Son of Monarchs” – Film Screening and discussion

Opening hours / Beginning:

7:00 pm

14 June 2023


HFF Munich Audimax Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1 80333 München

Film lovers and science enthusiasts are invited to attend a free screening of the prize-winning film “Son of Monarchs” by filmmaker Alexis Gambis.

Following the screening, a Q&A session with Alexis Gambis will be hosted by Michael John Gorman, the Founding Director of BlOTOPIA.

The film tells the story of a Mexican biologist living in New York who returns to his birthplace after the death of his grandmother. This leads him to confront his past and his hybrid immigrant identity – launching him on a personal and spiritual metamorphosis, a journey paralleled by the majestic monarch butterfly forests of Michoacán, where he grew up.

The event is co-hosted by the MSCL and the Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen as part of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the New York University Research Cooperation Program.

A registration is required. You can find more information on the website of the event.

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