Whitewash

Whitewash

"A little black girl learns about racism."
  • NR
  • 1994
  • 25 min
  • 7.2  (89)

When Helene Angel walks home from school with her older brother she is attacked by a street gang and painted white. The effect on Helene and her family is devastating. Helene locks herself in her room, her brother blames himself for not having successfully defended his sister, and the media descends on their neighborhood, completely disrupting her small family. But an outpouring of love and understanding from Helene's friends, classmates and family helps her face what has happened and draws the community together. Inspired by actual events, WHITEWASH conveys a powerful message that transcends age and race, told in an entertaining way perfect for children of all ages.

Description
When Helene Angel walks home from school with her older brother she is attacked by a street gang and painted white. The effect on Helene and her family is devastating. Helene locks herself in her room, her brother blames himself for not having successfully defended his sister, and the media descends on their neighborhood, completely disrupting her small family. But an outpouring of love and understanding from Helene's friends, classmates and family helps her face what has happened and draws the community together. Inspired by actual events, WHITEWASH conveys a powerful message that transcends age and race, told in an entertaining way perfect for children of all ages.

Whitewash is a 1994 animated movie with a runtime of 25 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

Where to Watch Whitewash

Whitewash is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Fandor, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and YouTube VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent Whitewash for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1994
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    25 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (89)