Every winter, the remote and mountainous volcanic forests of Mexico are home to one of nature’s greatest gatherings – hundreds of millions of migrating monarch butterflies weathering the winter. For centuries this miracle was hidden from all but a few. When it was revealed to the world it was hailed as one of the greatest discoveries in nature. It also unveiled the longest insect migration on Earth.
We follow the captivating story of Dana (Danaus Plexippus) and her descendants as they make the perilous return journey from Mexico to Canada. How do these tiny and iconic creatures travel so far and know where to go each year to a place they have never been? This epic natural history saga is interwoven with the fascinating detective story and a determined scientist’s almost 40 year search to find their amazing overwintering sites.
To celebrate its 30th birthday, La Géode organize a film festival dedicated to the spectacular 15/70mn and 3D large format documentaries. During 3 months audiences will have the privilege to discover many unreleased movies together with Best-of movies of the past decade and special events.
Time trip to Ice age, diving with great white sharks, immersion into invisible worlds, meeting with the Lemurs in Madagascar…discovery and sensations will be there for all age groups.
Spectators will be given the opportunity to vote for their favorite film in order to award the Public’s Choice prize. The awarded film will be released at La Géode in October !
This spring, more than ever, La Géode will be the place to be for a unique and ultimate movie experience.
30 years, 30 films, a festival of sensations…at the max !