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Martin hates the idea of spending any time away from his gadgets and the conveniences of modern life. He’s going to need to get over himself, because his parents have signed him up for two weeks at a summer camp. The other kids all know each other from years of summers together in this most special spot. This year however, it would seem their idyllic green get away is under threat of disappearing. Without the comforts of technology, Martin will be challenged to either join the group or remain an outcast. With a collective goal, the kids must find a way to help the creatures of the forest and save their natural habitat from being destroyed by greedy developers. Centering a deep love of the natural world, this whimsical and fantastical story is full of surprises and is a testament to finding the courage to be your best self.
Festivals: CineKid ’21, BFI London ’21
Themes: environmental appreciation, teamwork, courage, expanding world view, magic
Feature film recommended for age: 9+