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The Guardians

In an ancient Mexican forest, human and monarch must find a way to survive.

Videos

Official Trailer - 2018

Overview

Genre
Culture, Environment, Foreign Worlds, Nature, and Social Issues
Synopsis

A visually dazzling meditation on the delicate balance between human and nature, The Guardians elegantly interweaves the lives of the iconic monarch butterfly with an indigenous community in Mexico. Both depend on the same ancient forest for their survival and now face an uncertain future.

Stage
finished
Running time
56 and 70 minutes

Credits

  • Ben Crosbie ... Director, Producer, Cinematographer & Editor
  • Tessa Moran ... Director, Producer, Sound & Editor
  • Gabriel Herrera Torres ... Editing
  • Joey Burns ... Composer, Original Score
  • John Convertino ... Composer, Original Score

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Eidolon Films
Country
United States
Years of Production
2
Locations
Michoacan, Mexico
Prod. Partners
ITVS

Distribution Details

Release year
2018
Festivals
DCEFF, RiverRun, DocLands, Mountainfilm, BANFF Mountainfilm, Margaret Mead, San Francisco Green, Wild & Scenic, Loft Film Fest, Crossroads Film Fest, HumanDoc, Reframe Film Festival, Transitions Film Festival, One Earth Film Festival, Ridgefield Film Fest
Broadcast (Acq.)
WORLD, ARTE
Language
Spanish
Subtitles
English

Photos

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