Still from Zarafa
No events to showDirector: Rémi Bezançon / Jean-Christophe Lie, France 2012, 78 mins, U

“Wonderful film” BFI London Film Festival

After they are thrown together by chance, an escaped slave-boy Maki befriends a young giraffe, Zarafa. When Zarafa’s mother is shot, Maki swears to protect him, so beginning their amazing adventure across land, sea and sky, to Paris and the King of France.

This will be screened in the English language version.

“A visually splendid and emotionally satisfying animated adventure for all ages”

Further reading

  1. Eye for Film
  2. Variety
  3. The Hollywood Reporter
  4. Guardian article on the true story of Zarafa
  5. IMDB awards list
  6. BFI London Film Festival learning resources PDF