DOK.international / Cinema at its best! / Opening Film
The festival’s main competition section brings together 13 premieres from Mexico to Norway to China. The themes are diverse and the signatures are individual.
THE WHALE AND THE RAVEN
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