Arboraceous, a short film made by 16-year-old Natasha Bishop, is among four New Zealand films screening at the Environmental Film Festival in Washington.
The four minute animation will screen at the National Museum of Natural History on Sunday (AEDT), accompanying New Zealand feature documentary Antarctica: A Year On Ice.
New Zealand films Beyond the Edge, and the UK-New Zealand co-production Thin Ice are also screening at the festival.
Arboraceous was the winner of The Outlook for Someday sustainability film challenge for young people in 2012.
The film was also nominated at the 2013 Japan Wildlife Film Festival.
Now 17, Natasha is studying at Unitec.