Museum to feature Disneynatures’s ‘Monkey Kingdom’ on Dec. 26

WHITEVILLE — The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville will present “Science Cinema,” on Saturday, Dec. 26, featuring Disneynature’s “Monkey Kingdom.”

This spectacular tale is set among ancient ruins in the jungles of South Asia. Maya, a clever and resourceful monkey, finds her world forever changed when she welcomes her son Kip into her colorful extended family. As Maya strives to keep Kip safe through unexpected and sometimes perilous adventures, amazing footage captures all the magic and surprises of their magnificent world. Maya and her family will make you laugh and warm your heart as she realizes her dreams for her son’s future.

This free 81-minute film will be shown at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. This film is rated G.

The last Saturday of each month the museum will be showing engaging nature and science films perfect for the entire family. Science Cinema programming is funded by a grant from the International Paper Foundation.

Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, please call the museum at 910-914-4185 or email

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