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Edge of the Knife (SGAAWAAY K’UUNA)

This screening took place on
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 9:00pm
The Globe Theatre, Atlin, BC

Free admission event; Available Light kicks-off the 2019 Atlin Arts and Music Festival!

The world’s first Haida language feature film is a remarkable community-based filmmaking collaboration between the Inuitowned film company: Isuma International and the Haida Nation of Haida Gwaii. On the remote islands of Haida Gwaii, off the west coast of British Columbia, in the 1800s, two extended families re-unite at their annual summer fishing camp. Soon conflict between a charismatic young nobleman, Adiits’ii, and his best friend Kwa, tears their interwoven families apart.

In Haida with English subtitles.

Conetent warning for intense scenes and violence. Ages 15+
Best BC Film and Best Canadian Feature, Film at VIFF 2018.
Selected for Canada’s Top 10 of 2018.

  • Directed by Helen Haig-Brown
  • 2018, British Columbia
  • 100 minutes
  • Film Subtitled
  • Parental Guidance Advised

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