Aero Theatre
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Sat, Dec 15, 2012
4:00pm
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SPOTLIGHT ON FRENCH ANIMATION
Added Event! Free Popcorn & Soda for Kids! Family Matinee!
ZARAFA
Co presented by the French Film & TV Office, French Embassy, Los Angeles. Sponsored by TiVi5 Monde and E.L.M.A (European Languages and Movies in America).

Free popcorn and soda for children under 12!

ZARAFA
2012, Gkids, 78 min, France, Dir: Remi Bezancon & Jean-Christophe Lie

An Annie Award nominee for Best Directing in an Animated Feature! As this delightful animated family adventure opens, an old man holds children spellbound with a story about a boy and a giraffe. The boy is Maki, a 10-year-old who has escaped from slave traders, and the giraffe – recently orphaned and chosen by the Pasha of Egypt to be a gift to the King of France – is named Zarafa. Drawn together by the destinies others have chosen for them, Maki and Zarafa journey from the Sudan to Paris, meeting aviators, pirates and strange twin cows along the way. "Closing in on 1.5 million admissions in France, ZARAFA is living proof that 3D and computer-generated animation aren't necessary as long as the story is solid and overall animation quality high" – Variety. In French with English subtitles.


Recommended ages: 7+
Aero Theatre • Sat, Dec 15, 2012 • 4:00pm
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