Off the coast of Australia, Middle Island is home to a colony of fairy penguins who are under threat from hungry foxes. With help from his granddaughter, Olivia, an eccentric chicken farmer hatches a plan to save the penguins—and it’s up to their mischievous, fluffy sheepdog Oddball to save the day. Can he to overcome his trouble-maker reputation and prove that his guarding skills are up to the task? Based a true story, this is a funny and environmentally aware adventure.
Sick Ball, a short film produced by Media Arts Lab students, will precede the screening.
Content advisory: mild violence (tranquilizer gun) and alcohol use
JBFC Kids activities follow the screening on July 15
Assemble and color Oddball “running” to reach the Penguins in this fun interactive scene made out of paper.