Philadelphia International Children's Film Festival

Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 6:00pm - Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
PFS Theater at the Roxy, 2021 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Opening night of the First Inaugural Children’s Film Festival brings to Philadelphia this stirring and gorgeously hand-animated film, based on the true story of the first giraffe to travel to France. After freeing himself from slavers and fleeing across the moonlit savannah, young Maki meets Hassan, a nomad, and Zarafa, an orphaned baby giraffe. When the Pasha of Egypt orders the giraffe to be taken as a gift to the King of France, the three board a hot air balloon and embark on an adventure-filled ride over North African skies, through the bustling port of Marseilles before landing in Paris. After the king accepts his gift with minimal enthusiasm, Maki becomes determined to get Zarafa back home to Africa.

Ticket Prices*:

General Admission: $11.00

Child: $9.00

Student/Senior**: $9.00

Philadelphia Film Society Members: $7.00

*Earn Money for the ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships
When you purchase a ticket online, ASAP will receive a $1 donation for every ticket sold. ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships’ mission is to keep Philadelphia’s youth safe and active by facilitating supervised activities in the dangerous after school hours.

**Student/Senior Tickets are available at the box office only. Must show proper ID.

Tickets will be available online only beginning Tuesday, October 15.

Tickets will be available at the box office of PFS Theater at the Roxy from Friday, November 15 – Sunday, November 17.

 

FILM SCHEDULE +

Friday, November 15
6:00pm Zarafa (Opening Night!)

Saturday, November 16
11:00am Kid Flix Mix
11:30am Pinocchio
1:00pm Party Mix
2:00pm Kirikou
3:00pm Wolf Children
4:00pm Meet the Small Potatoes
5:30pm Welcome to the Space Show
6:30pm Starry Starry Night

Sunday, November 17
11:00am Kid Flix Mix
11:30am Kirikou
1:00pm Party Mix
1:30pm Meet the Small Potatoes
3:00pm Day of the Crows
5:30pm Welcome to the Space Show
6:00pm The Zig Zag Kid (Closing Night!)

 

Categories
Event Type: 
Arts & Culture
Topic: 
Film/Video
Global Region: 
Africa
Global Region: 
Asia
Global Region: 
Europe