Whale Rider

This award winning film is being presented to mark the opening of the NG Museum exhibition Whales | Tohora. Whale Rider, featuring a performance that earned an Academy Award Best Actress nomination for young actress Keisha Castle-Hughes, tells the story of a courageous young Maori girl who is put to the test of respecting tradition while accepting change when a group of whales are mysteriously stranded on her village’s beach.

Grosvenor Auditorium, National Geographic Society, 1600 M Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Free – no tickets required!


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