A gripping and emotional tale of an Alaska Native family’s struggle to recover from animal activists’ online assaults against their teenage son, the youngest person to ever harpoon a whale for his village. (Directors: Pete Chelkowski and Jim Wickens; Producers: Susan Aakapak Apassingok (Yupik), Yaari Walker (Yupik), and Justine Nagan; USA/UK, 2023, 80 min.; English and Siberian Yupik with English Subtitles)

For Mature Audiences: Contains hunting, strong language, and drug use.

Screening presented in conjunction with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF).

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The DCEFF is the world’s premier showcase of environmental films. Through their annual festival, year-round programs, and online resources, they seek to advance public understanding of the environment through the power of film. The 32nd Annual Festival runs March 21-30, 2024.

Image: One with the Whale (film still), courtesy of Vitamin Sea Productions

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