Inspired by the true story of the first giraffe to visit France, Zarafa is a sumptuously animated and stirring adventure set amongst sweeping CinemaScope vistas of parched desert, wind-swept mountains and open skies. Maki, a boy on the run, meets Zarafa, a giraffe, and Hassan, a nomad who is ordered by the Pasha of Egypt to present Zarafa as a gift to King Charles of France. The three set off on an adventure to cross the Mediterranean in a hot air balloon, but all the while Maki is determined to find a way to bring Zarafa back to her rightful home.
Ages 9 and up. 78 minutes.