Beauty on the Wing – Life Story of the Monarch Butterfly
A film by Kim Smith
Beauty on the Wing: Life Story of the Monarch Butterfly
a Kim Smith film
With deep appreciation and gratitude to the many, many donors who gave generously to Beauty on the Wing: Life Story of the Monarch Butterfly, thank you! Because of your kind contributions, we were able to complete our documentary, showcase at many festivals around the world, and distribute to public television.
We are currently working towards nationwide distribution to educational institutions.
Beauty on the Wing: Life Story of the Monarch Butterfly is a 56-minute narrated documentary that tells the story of the Monarch Butterfly as it unfolds along the shores of Cape Ann and in the heart of Mexico’s forested volcanic mountains. Filmed in Gloucester, Massachusetts and the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve at Estado de México and Michoacán, the film illuminates how two regions, separated by thousands of miles, are ecologically interconnected. The film is for all ages, delighting and engaging viewers who are interested in nature, conservation, and our planet’s amazing ecosystems.
Beauty on the Wing: Life Story of the Monarch Butterfly is currently airing nationwide on PBS. Please see your local PBS station for more information on air dates and streaming.
Please contact the director, Kim Smith, at email@example.com for information on distribution to educational institutions and film screenings.
Beauty on the Wing Festival Screenings and Awards
Winner Best Documentary – Boston International Kid’s Film Festival
Winner Best Feature Film – Providence International Children’s Film Festival
Winner Best Documentary – San Diego International Kid’s Film Festival
Winner Gold Award – Spotlight Documentary Film Awards
Outstanding Excellence – Nature Without Borders Documentary Film Festival
Outstanding Excellence – Toronto Women’s International Film Festival
Winner – Boston Independent Film Awards
Winner – Santa Barbara Film Awards
Switzerland International Film Festival
Boston Film Festival
Dumbo Film Festival
New Haven Documentary Film Festival
NH Docs New Haven Documentary Film Festival
Montreal Independent Film Festival
Flicker’s Rhode Island International Film Festival
Docs Without Borders International Film Festival
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