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Flight of the Butterflies 3D

MPAA Rating: G / Running Time: Approx. 44 min.

November 9 - December 29, 2018

A favorite documentary returns to Select Medical Digital Cinema for select show dates!

Experience the longest known insect migration on earth.

It is a natural history epic. It is a detective story. Join hundreds of millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey to a remote and secret hideaway, and one scientist’s 40-year search to unravel the mystery – where do they go each fall? Experience the Flight of the Butterflies 3D.

The iconic 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, with pinpoint navigational accuracy, to a secluded place it has never been. Follow the monarchs' perilous and extraordinary journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico. For the first time ever, look inside a chrysalis, thanks to advanced MRI and micro CT scans. Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find their secret hideaway, with the help of citizen scientists across North America. 

Supported by the National Science Foundation and a high quality educational outreach program, the film interweaves spellbinding natural history with an uplifting human story. Featuring breathtaking cinematography and an award-winning production team, including Oscar® winner Peter Parks, the film has received consistent rave reviews in independent audience tests across all age groups. Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies.

Documentary Movie Ticket Pricing

Adult* (ages 18-54)  $9.50  

Junior* (3-17)  $8.00

Senior/Military $8.00

*Whitaker Center Members save $2 per ticket

 

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