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Family Film Club: Zarafa

  • Harris Academy South Norwood 2 Cumberlow Avenue London SE25 6AE (map)

Ten year-old Maki escapes from a cruel slave trader in Sudan and meets a friendly giraffe, Zarafa. When Zarafa is sent to Paris as a gift for the French King, Maki sets out to rescue her and along the way meets Bedouin princes, feisty Mediterranean pirates, a pair of very resourceful cows and a hippopotamus with a problem.

This is a beautifully crafted hand-drawn animation that takes the spirit of classic Disney and adds a splash of humour and social comment. Occasionally sad, often hilarious, Zarafa is an exciting adventure with a touch of history!

Join Natalie, author of African Musical Instruments, for a fun-filled hands-on workshop before the film - free with your cinema ticket. More information soon.

Dir. Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christophe Lie • 2015 • France • 77 mins • Cert PG • Dubbed

Tickets: Adult £6 • Child / Teen £5 • Under 5s £3 • Family (admits 4) £20
£1 discount on adult tickets for members

Earlier Event: January 31
QueerBee Film Fest: Faith
Later Event: February 7