'Wolfwalkers' mixes Irish history and folklore to tell a universal story about people and nature

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 4:27pm

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"Wolfwalkers," from a small animation studio in Kilkenny Ireland, is up for an Oscar this weekend. It’s full of magic — yet surprisingly relevant. The World’s Anna Kusmer reports, the driving theme in “Wolfwalkers” is about the destruction of the environment, the violence of colonialism and the deep connection between humans and animals.