Zarafa: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Zarafa (2012), a stunning animation about a young Sudanese boy's escape from slave traders and his incredible journey to Paris with an orphaned giraffe.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including PSHE Education and Geography in addition to highlighting themes surrounding slavery, refugees and immigration, child safety, friendships, historical periods, travel and exploration, and animals.

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  • Art and Design
  • Citizenship
  • Design and Technology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Languages
  • French
  • PSHE Education

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