The Edge of the Knife

Sun, Oct 13, 2019 at 10am

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Arriving more than a century after British Columbia's first-ever feature film, In the Land of the Head Hunters — Edward S. Curtis' controversial but undeniably fascinating portrait of the Kwakwaka'wakw people of northern Vancouver Island — Edge of the Knife is the first feature to tell a story about the Kwakwaka'wakw's neighbours the Haida. Part drama, part historical reclamation, First Nations directors Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown's film is set during the 19th century and performed entirely in the Haida language.

Year: 2018

Country: Canada

Director: Gwaai Edenshaw, Helen Haig-Brown

Cast: Tyler York, William Russ, Adeana Young


Run time: 100 minutes

Orcas Center Main

917 Mt. Baker Road
Eastsound, WA 98245

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