The Secret of Kells • CIFF 2021

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The Secret of Kells

Spotlight on Cartoon Saloon's Irish Folklore Trilogy

Friday, March 5th • Available from 9 AM ET

In the first installment in Cartoon Saloon's animated "Irish folklore trilogy" — followed by SONG OF THE SEA and WOLFWALKERS, also part of the 2021 Capital Irish Film Festival — young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a master illuminator arrives carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into an enchanted forest.

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Awards: Nominee, Best Animated Film, 2010 Academy Awards®.

Credits: DIR Tomm Moore; DIR Nora Twomey; SCR Fabrice Ziolkowski; PROD Didier Brunner, Paul Young. Ireland/France/Belgium, 2009, color, 75 min. In English. NOT RATED

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