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Salty Cinema – Whale Rider
September 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The first film in our Salty Cinema series is Whale Rider. Head down to the Northwest Maritime Center for a free, maritime related movie!
“Only males are allowed to ascend to chiefdom in a Maori tribe in New Zealand. This ancient custom is upset when the child selected to be the next chief dies at birth. However, his twin sister, Pai (Keisha Castle-Hughes), survives. At age 12, she enlists the help of her grandmother (Vicky Haughton) and the training of her uncle (Grant Roa) to claim her birthright. But to break with convention, she’ll have to do the impossible: win over her ultra-traditional grandfather (Rawiri Paratene).”