Science Meets Magical Realism in Son of Monarchs

Pakinam Amer

February 15, 2021

A new film, Son of Monarchs, creates layers of storytelling, with a wistful musical score & a metaphor-rich experience. The film is also a commentary on what it means to be an immigrant at the precipice of personal evolution in a time of turbulent politics, wading into difficult conversations about politics, culture and gender.

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