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Young People’s Global Film Series: An Elephant’s Journey

Event Info
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Location: Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink

Recommended for all ages (In English)

After the loss of his parents in a tragic accident, Phoenix Wilder, an American teenager, moves to Africa to live with his loving Aunt Sarah and her husband. While on Safari with his uncle, Phoenix wanders off and gets lost in the African bush. After finding and rescuing a young bull elephant from the nets of poachers, the boy and his new pachyderm friend embark on an adventure to stop the illegal hunting and find their way home.

South Africa; Rated PG (adventure peril and poaching scenes); Directed by Richard Boddington (2017); 87 minutes

About the Young People’s Global Film Series

An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a series featuring films from Ireland, Australia, France, South Africa and Mexico. Dr. John Pfeifer will present a brief introduction prior to each film.


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