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The story of an idea (animation)

Animation of the comic book

06-05-2008 Film Ref. V-F-CR-F-00993

This animation brings to life the story of the creation of the Red Cross, Red Crescent Movement and its history to date. The comic strip was created by the world renowned artist Jean Giraud, alias Moebius.

 Ideal for a general audience, the animation presents in simple terms, the meaning of the Geneva Conventions, the universal humanitarian principles underlying the Movement's efforts and the general activities carried out by the different components of the Movement as they work together to help those in need.  

Image from the DVD cover
  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2008
  • Production locations: Switzerland
  • Running time: 12 min
  • Languages available: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese*
  • Type of product: DVD
  • Price: Free of charge
  • Reference: V-F-CR-F-00993

* To order the Chinese version, contact us by email

You can also order the original paper version of the comic strip