Documentary Evening

The Whale and the Raven

World Oceans Day


Saturday June 8th
Amphithéâtre Ruwet | Institut de Zoologie
Quai Edouard Van Beneden, 22
4020 Liège
De 18h à 20h30
Entrée gratuite | Inscription obligatoire

In "The Whale and the Raven", director Mirjam Leuze captures the tensions and issues between scientists, the Gitga'at First Nation and the British Columbia government.

In the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, this community struggles to safeguard its territory in the face of the advances and promises of the gas industry, endangering the many beings that inhabit this region.

With a powerful narrative, spectacular images and an immersive soundtrack composed of natural recordings, The Whale and the Raven offers a poignant look at a unique marine ecosystem, highlighting the complexity of the relationship between man and nature. This documentary invites us to reflect on the implications of our interaction with these precious environments and their inhabitants.

After the screening, don't miss our exclusive videoconference Q&A session with Janie Wray, eminent researcher and whale conservationist. This unique session opens the door to the secrets of the Great Bear Rainforest, a mysterious, unique and incredibly fragile ecosystem. Take advantage of this exceptional opportunity to ask your questions and dive into the depths of this little-known region, where nature and marine and terrestrial life forge links of a rare intensity.


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