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"Flight of the Butterflies" at International Wildlife Film Fest

Presented by Redwood Valley Outdoor Eduction Program at Ukiah Civic Center, Ukiah CA

Mar 03 2017
"Flight of the Butterflies" at International Wildlife Film Fest

The second evening in a five Friday night series of international wildlife films features “Flight of the Butterflies” (55 min.), the award-winner for best science content at the International Wildlife Film Festival.

This stunning Canadian documentary weaves the life cycle of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) into a dramatization of Dr. Fred Urquhart’s nearly 40-year-long scientific investigation of the monarch and the mystery of where they spend the winter. The Washington Post declared the film a “critic’s pick” and “armchair travel at its most engaging.” It is highly recommended for adults and school-age children.

Also showing, “Medieval Monsters” (10 min.) features the use of

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Tickets are available at Mendocino Book Company or at the door. A series ticket for all five nights is $45. Single tickets are a $10 suggested donation for adults and $5 for children.

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Additional time info:

Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. with live music featuring Chris Gibson and Char Jacobs (Midas Well). Films begin screening at 7 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Ukiah Civic Center

300 Seminary Ave., Ukiah, CA 95482

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