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This outreach event visits schools in Segovia to celebrate Aarhus39. To showcase 39 of the most interesting children’s and young people’s writers under 40 who will be attending the first Hay Festival for Children in Aarhus as part of the Danish city’s European Cultural Capital events this year, writer Ana Cristina Herreros will discuss her stories and the art of writing with local children.
Co-organised with Literature Across Frontiers and Literary Europe Live with support from Creative Europe Programme of the European Union and the collaboration of Segovia City Hall
Following the sudden death of his mother, nine-year-old Zucchini befriends a kind police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home. Initially, Zucchini struggles to adapt to the strange and hostile environment, but with the help of Raymond and his new friends, Zucchini will learn to love and trust others.
The adaptation of the novel by Gilles Paris has been a hit with the critics and a box office success, as well as winning prizes at several film festivals. Oscar nominated for Best Animated Film, the story, animated in stop-motion, takes a bold approach to children’s cinema and pulls no punches.
Length: 72 minutes
Directed by Claude Barras
Based on the novelby Johanna Spyri, this is the latest version of the universal classic about a young girl who lives with her grandfather in a modest chalet in the Swiss Alps. Together with her friend Peter, Heidi looks after her grandfather’s goats and enjoys the freedom in the mountains until her Aunt Dete takes her to Frankfurt. There, in the family of the wealthy Mr. Sesemann, she becomes the inseparable friend of sickly Clara and must learn to read and write under the supervision of her strict governess, Fräulein Rottenmeier. But Heidi will soon have to decide about whether to continue her new life or return to her beloved mountains and grandfather.
Length: 105 minutes
Directed by Alain Gsponer