Newark Public Library
5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102
Meltrek: Exploring Ancient Africa
This animated film teaches history, culture and contributions of African Americans from 3000 BCD to 2008 using hip hop music as a teaching tool. 55 min.
Maki meets Zarafa, a baby giraffe, and together they take a hot air balloon on an adventure from Africa to Europe, determined to find a way to return Zarafa to her rightful home. 18 min.
Please note, these films will also be shown on Wednesday, July 19, at 1:00 pm, at the Newark Museum.