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Zoo | New York Int'l Children's Film Festival
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Zoo

Festival 2018
Feature
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Ireland, United Kingdom | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Colin McIvor; 2017, 96 min.
Recommended ages: 8+
In English
Delve into the Irish WWII experience by following a group of determined youngsters who band together for a cause bigger—much bigger—than themselves. When Tom’s father, a veterinarian for the Belfast Zoo, is called away to war, Tom feels its his duty to ensure the well-being of the animals, including its newest addition, a baby elephant. But the impending German air raids and short-sighted decisions of the Zoo staff threaten to endanger the animals, and Tom must act quickly in this inspired-by-true-life tale of family, friendship, and empathy.   Presented with support from