5 June 2012 1:20 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Independent distributor GKids has picked up Us distribution rights to the French animated feature Zarafa. Directed by Rémi Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie, the 78-minute film is a beautifully hand-drawn work of animation about a 10-year-old named Maki and the orphaned giraffe, Zarafa, who go on an epic adventure from the Sudan, where Maki escapes from slave traders, to Alexandria, Marseille and Paris. The family-friendly film is in French with English subtitles. The film debuted at the Berlinale earlier this year, and has since screened at a number of film festivals.  It's a film that's escaped us, so none of us has seen it yet. But that »

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