The Whale and the Raven

Mirjam Leuze
2019 | 1 h 41 min
Director Mirjam Leuze’s 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. As the people in the Great Bear Rainforest struggle to protect their territory against the pressure and promise of the gas industry, caught in between are the countless beings that call this place home.

Awards and distinctions

  • Best Feature Film Award
    Durham Region International Film Festival, Durham
  • Science Communication Award
    CineMare International Ocean Film Festival, Kiel
  • Women in Film & Television Vancouver (WIFTV) Artistic Merit Award
    International Film Festival, Vancouver