Opening Film /

The world premiere THE WHALE AND THE RAVEN takes us to the vastness of Canada for the festive opening of the 34th DOK.fest München - and connects us with our origins. The film team is our guest. With reception afterwards.


Deutschland, Kanada 2019 – Director: Mirjam Leuze – English with German subtitles

The remaining residents of the First Nation settlement on Canada’s rough west coast have a profound relationship with nature, in particular whales. Two researchers, Janie Wray and Hermann Meuter, share the spirituality of the indigenous people. A moving filmic message from whales to humans.

We present the world premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2019.

Writer: Mirjam Leuze. Camera: Athan Merrick, Mirjam Leuze, Simon Schneider. Drohne: Mike Dinsmore. Unterwasser-Kamera: Tavish Campbell. Sound: Brent Calkin, Millar Montgomery,Tyler Lucas. Sound Design/Mischung: Andreas Hildebrandt. Editing: Sandra Brandl. Music: Jesse Zubot. Production: busse & halberschmidt. Producer: Marcelo Busse. Length: 101 min. International Sales: National Film Board of Canada Distribution Distribution: Mindjazz Pictures

  • Wednesday
  • 20:00
  • Deutsches Theater