Alexis Gambis’ filmmaking career is reaching new heights

We are super proud to announce our fellow Mangrove from the Water team member Alexis Gambis is achieving tremendous success in his filmmaking career.

Alexis Gambis in action as director

Son of Monarchs is a film written and directed by Alexis Gambis. It depicts a personal and spiritual journey of a Mexican biologist who returns to his hometown in the majestic monarch butterfly forests of Michoacán, Mexico.

Son of Monarchs won the New American Cinema Grand Jury Award at the 2021 Seattle International Film Festival and the Alfred P. Sloan Feature 2021 Feature Film Prize Winner at the Sundance Film Festival 2021.

You can read more about the film, its accolades and its screening schedule here: sonofmonarchs.com

Alexis will be showing his movie Guardian of the Mangrove at the Mangroves from the Water exhibition at Gordon Gallery, Geelong from 26 July – 8 August. You can read more about this movie here.

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