Edge of the Knife
aka SGaawaay K'uuna First screened in September 2018
Directors: Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown. Cast: Tyler York, Willy Russ, Adeana Young, Leo Gagnon, Brandon Kallio, Diane Brown, Greg Brown, Zachary Collison, Sam Derrick-York, Xiila Taayii Guujaaw, Sphenia Jones, Trey Rorick, Erica Jean Ryan, Harold Williams, Vernon Albert Amos Williams, Delores Churchill, Jane Kristovich, Sherri Dick. Screenplay: Gwaai Edenshaw, Jaalen Edenshaw, Graham Richard, and Leonie Sandercock. Twitter Capsule:
Avoids idealist ethnography but its interesting mix of the old and modern grows crasser in imagery and style.
Uniqueness, whether stylistic (at first) or cultural/contextual (throughout), makes this movie valuable, even as execution starts to fray and coarsen.