The Whale and The Raven

The Whale and the Raven illuminates the many issues that have drawn whale researchers, the Gitga’at First Nation, and the Government of British Columbia into a complex conflict. A film about whales, humans and the fossil fuel industry.

Director: Leuze Mirjam

Mirjam Leuze, M.A. studied Cultural Anthropology and Film, Theater and Television Studies in Colog-ne/Germany and Kyrgyzstan. She works as a freelance filmmaker and trainer for Participatory Vi-deo since 2003. Her first feature documentary „Flowers of Freedom“ premiered 2014 at the Berlina-le and was nominated for the German Human Rights Film Price 2016. The Whale and The Raven was the opening film at the DOK.fest Munich 2019, won several awards and is longlisted for the German Filmprice 2020.

Germany Canada
101 Min.
SUB: German
Director: Leuze Mirjam
Script: Mirjam Leuze
Cinematography: Mike Dinsmore ( Drone), Tavish Campbell ( Underwater ), Athan Merrick, Mirjam Leuze, Simon Schneider
Editing: Sandra Brandl
Music: Jesse Zubot
Editor: ZDF / Arte (Germany) & National Film Board of Canada ( Canada)
Producer: busse&halberschmidt, Cedar Island Film, Ko-Produktion: Topos-Film
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