Gift of the Whales (1989)

Genres - Nature  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Gift of the Whales is a contemporary fable which successfully blends educational goals with quality entertainment which earned it the Parent's Choice Award Golden Apple. Filmed in a small village along the Pacific coast, an 11-year-old Native American boy relates stories told to him by his ancestors. In this manner, the film presents traditional Native American philosophies along with recent scientific findings to encourage a greater appreciation for marine mammals. It includes never-before-seen footage of whales and spectacular views of the area's unspoiled scenery. Gift of the Whales is recommended for children ages 7 to 15.



animal, wilderness