Butterfly Trees

A Migration Love Story

The Butterfly Trees is a documentary feature film that captures the transcontinental journey of the eastern monarch butterflies on their epic migration from the forested shores of Southern Canada to the rare and ancient oyamel fir trees of Central Mexico.

Part science, part adventure, part love story, The Butterfly Trees captures the epic migration the eastern monarch butterflies and the eclectic mix of the people for whom these creatures have become a life-long obsession. Filled with allegory and poetic contemplations, the film brings to the screen a universal story of life and the search for legacy and meaning by using the monarch migration as a poignant metaphor that embodies hope, transformation and connections that transcend borders.