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Edge of the Knife (SGAAWAAY K’UUNA)

This screening took place on
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 6:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

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. The world’s first Haida language feature film.  Best BC film and Best Canadian Feature Film at VIFF 2018. Selected for Canada’s Top Ten 10 of 2018.
  • Directed by Helen Haig-Brown, Gwaai Edenshaw
  • 2018, British Columbia+Quebec
  • 100 minutes
  • Film Subtitled

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