What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Khumba is a South African animation feature about a zebra born without all his stripes. The movie has a positive message about finding your place even when you feel like an outsider. There's some violence (a character is crushed by rocks, a mother dies of sickness) and language ("ass," "dumb," "lame brains"), but ultimately there's a feel-good ending.
  • Families can talk about animal movies. Why are they so popular? What are your favorite animal movies?
  • Why does Khumba feel like an outsider in his own community? How could the other zebras have helped him feel better about himself?
  • What do you think the movie is saying about judging others because of their differences?
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