Terror in the Realm of the Orcas

Whale-researcher Ken Balcomb becomes new hope every time a baby killer-whale is born because the population off the west coast of the USA consists of barely 90 animals.

Director: Angela Graas

Angela Graas was born 1971 in Oberhausen and studied communication sciences and ethnology. After attaining her degree, she attended the University of Television and Film, Munich (HFF München) as an extra-mural student in documentary film. Film writer and director since 1998. For ARD and ARTE she made various prize-winning documentaries and wildlife films, among them „Luchswege“ (about lynxes), „Terror im Reich der Orkas“ (about orcas), „Highway der Schmetterlinge“ (about butterflies) and the full-length documentary film „Jagdzeit“ (about anti-whaling activists).

28 Min.
Director: Angela Graas
Script: Angela Graas
Cinematography: Christoph Castor, Ken Balcomb
Editing: Nikola Gehrke
Narrator: Michael Brennicke, Rainer Buck
Editor: Angela Schmid
Awards: Award of the Juvenile Jury 2009
Nominations: Award of the Juvenile Jury 2009