Edge of the Knife (SGaawaay K’uuna) (2018) | Gwaai Edenshaw & Helen Haig-Brown | Native Voices [3pm]

Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 3:00pm
a mask burns in a fire by a lake

Note: Screening in the Nasher Museum of Art Lecture Hall

Edge of the Knife (SGaawaay K’uuna)
(Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown, 2018, 101 minutes, Canada, in Haida w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital)

On a remote Canadian island, a nobleman retreats to the wilderness and spirals into insanity after accidentally killing his best friend’s son. Crafted by an all-Indigenous cast and crew, this is the first film ever made in the endangered Haida language.

-- This film complements the Nasher Museum exhibition, Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now.

"A landmark achievement in the history of indigenous cinema." Andrew Parker, The Gate

Sponsored by the Nasher Museum of Art and the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI)

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Screen/Society screenings are free and open to the public.

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Nasher Museum of Art Lecture Hall