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Faraway Flix

About Whale Rider

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Young Maori girl struggles against tradition to lead tribe and fulfill destiny.

You are invited to a free screening of the award-winning, New Zealand film Whale Rider (2002), with an introduction and discussion led by Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield, Assistant Professor in WKU's English Department. Snacks will be provided. 6:30pm-9:30pm.



Faculty House - Swipeable Event

Snacks Provided - Film Discussion

Sponsored by:
International Student Office
WKU Libraries and Student Activities


© 2013 WKU. KRS 57.375, Western Kentucky University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education and upon request provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. wku.edu/eoo

Calendar of Film Series

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  • A Simple Life (China): September 20, 2013
  • The Live of Others (Germany): October 18, 2013
  • Kahaani (India): November 15, 2013
  • Whale Rider (New Zealand): February 21, 2014
  • A Separation (Iran): March 21, 2014
  • The First Grader (Kenya): April 11, 2014


All the films will start at 6:30 pm in Faculty House

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