Film Screening: Flight of the Butterflies

Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 12:00pm - Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 2:00pm
222 North 20th Street, The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

The film being highlighted this year as part of Mexican Week Philadelphia 2013 is the documentary, The Flight of the Buttflies, by Mike Slee. The documentary is currently playing at the Franklin Institute.

The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known. Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and experience millions of them in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathtaking cinematography from an award winning team including Oscar winner Peter Parks. Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find their secret hideaway.

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