Courtesy of Gkids

Family Program
Zarafa

Part of Family Matinees (Jan-Mar)
Sunday, February 3, 12:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Bartos Screening Room

Recommended for ages 9+

Dirs. Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christophe Lie. France/Belgium. 2012, 78 mins. Digital projection. English-dubbed version. Under the cover of darkness a small boy, Maki, loosens the shackles that bind him and escapes into the desert night. Pursued by slave traders across the moon-lit savannah, Maki meets Zarafa, a baby giraffe—and an orphan, just like him. Inspired by the true story of the first giraffe to visit France, Zarafa is a sumptuously animated and stirring adventure, and a throwback to a bygone era of hand-drawn animation and epic storytelling set among sweeping widescreen vistas of parched desert, wind-swept mountains, and open skies.

Tickets: $15 (($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact members@movingimage.us with questions regarding online reservations.)

Ticket purchase includes same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). View the Museum’s ticketing policy here. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.