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 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 the monarchs’ secret hideaway. Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies.

Narrated by Megan Follows

Release date: 2012

Run Time: 44, 24 and 14 Minutes

Awards and Recognition

Best Film – 2013 GSCA Achievement Awards

Best Cinematography – 2013 GSCA Achievement Awards

Grand Price – Los Angeles 3D Movie Festival

Best Immersive 3D Film– 2013 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

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