Family Flicks Film Series: Elephant Boy
Recommended for ages 7+
A group of elephant hunters in India come to depend on young Toomai for help in tracking a herd of elephants after they witness his rapport with his own elephant, Kala Nag. Mediating between men and beasts, Toomai must navigate a way through the jungle, and through the mixed motivations of the adults. (1937, Dirs. Flaherty and Korda, 35mm, b/w, 91 min.)
The Family Flicks Film Series is copresented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Matinee screenings for families and film buffs, featuring new and classic films from around the world.
Hammer Kids and Family Flicks are made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), a family fundraiser. Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.