Flight of the Butterflies

Flight of the Butterflies is a 44-min show for planetariums and digital dome theatres. Info, trailer & full preview available.

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Genre: Documentary
Release date: September 2012

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Plot keywords: animals science biology



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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 join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathing 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 the monarchs’ secret hideaway.

Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies.

This show was produced by Jonathan Barker, Rafael Cuervo and Mike Slee.


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Show details

Shorter version runtime : not available
Full version runtime: 44 minutes
Suitable for: General audience
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License: Traditional license
Resource & materials: Guide for educators, Poster, DVD

Technical specifications

Video format: Giant screen film transfer
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Show orientation: Unidirectional
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Audio format: 5.1
Languages: English, Arabic, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Mandarin

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I can say I was fascinated by watching. A unique story.