Kirikou and the Sorceress
Kids Screenings

Family Flicks Film Series: Kirikou and the Sorceress

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Recommended for ages 10+*

Based on a popular folktale from West Africa, this gorgeous animated film tells the story of the heroic toddler Kirikou, who must save his parents’ village from a flesh-eating sorceress. He encounters friends and foes on his journey to find and redeem the wicked Karaba, including a skunk, a monster who can drain waterfalls, and a wise man on a magic mountain. Featuring a score by acclaimed musician Youssou N’Dour. (2000, dir. Michel Ocelot, 75 min.)

*All ages are welcome. Feel free to take a break with infants and toddlers in the theater lobby. 

Family Flicks Film Series

Copresented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Matinee screenings for families and film buffs, featuring new and classic films from around the world.

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Hammer Kids is made possible through the generosity of the Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation. Hammer Kids also receives support from friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), an annual family fundraiser. Additional funding is provided by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and The Winnick Family Foundation.