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UH KIDS FIRST! Film Festival: Whale Rider (15th Anniversary)
FAMILY AND KIDS
UH KIDS FIRST! Film Festival
Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
UH Manoa Art Auditorium, UH Manoa campus
The 11th annual UH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival enters its 11th summer, boasting 40 live-action and animated films from 13 countries over 5 Sundays: June 11 & 25 and July 9, 23 & 30, 2017.
This year’s Festival provides quality entertainment for children and youth from 4 to 15+ years of age. Free parking is available on campus; follow balloons to the Art Building Auditorium.
JULY 30 • Ages 10+
15th Anniversary, new blu-ray edition!
WHALE RIDER • New ZealandGermany • 105 min. (Shout! Factory Kids)
With awards from around the world, including an Oscar nomination for Keisha Castle-Hughes, Whale Rider, directed by Nikki Caro, is considered one of the best coming-of-age films of all times. A 12-year-old Maori girl dares to dream of becoming the chief of her people, a role traditionally reserved for males