Trailer Thursday: Kariba

In an age where 2D animation seems a distant memory, a hero rises to return what has been lost. BlueForest — an animation collective — has released a teaser trailer for their full-length animated feature, Kariba — a modern African fairy tale. In a world where Eurocentric fairy tales and legends dominate the popular imagination, this project is both ambitious and refreshing. The film has no release date yet, but news can be found on their Facebook page.

Aside from having a last name that is difficult for telemarketers to correctly pronounce, Jordan Gripenwaldt is a degree-wielding Anthropology major and aspiring novelist who has swapped research paper deadlines for article deadlines. In addition to having a deep and abiding love for musical theatre, 80′s power ballads, social justice, television, and grandpa sweaters, she is also the proud and very excited Executive Editor of Germ Magazine and can be reached at


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