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My Giraffe

Date of Event: 08/01/2021

Time of Event: 19:00

Location of Event: Online

Director: Barbara Bredero

Country: Netherlands

Production Year: 2017

The Royal Film Commission – Jordan,

is pleased to invite you to watch online the family movie

“My Giraffe”

On Friday 8th of January 2021 at 7 PM (Local Time)

The link to watch the film will be shared on our social media platforms

My Giraffe

Barbara Bredero, 74 minutes, Narrative, Netherlands, Dutch with Arabic subtitles, 2017

Patterson was born on the same day as his best friend Raf, the giraffe. Because his grandfather is a zookeeper, Patterson gets to spend a lot of time with Raf. They are inseparable and share everything. That is, until Patterson goes to school for the first time and finds out that giraffes aren’t allowed at school. Patterson misses Raf a lot, but also experiences many exciting new things. Raf misses Patterson too and really wants to go to school with him. Patterson has to come up with a plan…

The film was screened in 42 international film festivals around the world, had its international premiere at Berlinale – Generation Kplus, and has received several awards including: Special Mention of the Jury at Cinekid, Jury prize at The Family Circle project, Gouden Kalf award nomination at the Nederland Film Festival, Best Feature Film Sharjah International Children Film Festival, Audience Award at Kinofest Lünen Film Festival and Kid’s Favorite Film Award – Luxembourg City Film Festival.

Film Trailer