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Edge of the Knife DM

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28 August 2018

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Duration:

5h 2m 34s
  • Duration: 14m 48s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    'I'm Alaskan Haida.'

    'I have kind of an extensive language background. I've been either learning, documenting and teaching language for a little over a decade.'

    'I'm a functional speaker.'

  • Duration: 21m 4s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham

    'I heard about the movie from the elders and my cousin.'

  • Duration: 20m 15s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    'This particular script came to us very gradually. Very organically.'

    'The script is based, or inspired by, traditional Haida stories.'

    'Our story is definitely fiction but it's based in reality.'

    'We went over and over and over that script so many times.'

    'We consulted a lot.'

  • Duration: 7m 58s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    ‘I was born and raised in Skidegate’

    ‘I actually submitted a 50-pages story that I’ve written a long time ago. And that was too long and they wanted me to write something else but I didn’t get a chance to write anything else.’

  • Duration: 22m 6s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    "The language [Haida] has changed me"

  • Duration: 16m 14s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    "What would we do if we couldn't speak Haida and we couldn't talk to our ancestors? That would be the scariest thing. But that will not happen now, I believe whole heartedly with the film and the 12 women that are going to be teachers."

  • 01:42 Movie Night | Jaalen Edenshaw

    Duration: 9m 25s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

  • Duration: 12m 38s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    “I was mostly intrigued by the Haida language. Being in front of the camera wasn’t so much the big push. It was the language part and the fact that it was all going to be done in Haida language.” K_uun Jaad

  • Duration: 5m 21s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    "I thought it would be a really good experience learning how to speak X̱aaydaa Kil [Haida] and I thought it would be fun"

    "It's so culturally involved and an inspiration for other Nations to do it."

    "I think most people here would probably watch it by private showings."

  • Duration: 17m 49s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    “I’m a cedar bark weaver. And I’ve been weaving since 2007. And I weave on a daily basis, minimum 4 hours a day.”

  • Duration: 6m 59s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    "The language was easy; it was remembering that was the hard part"

    "I'm a carver and I make carving tools for local carvers"

    "I do a lot of weaving, a lot of hunting and fishing"

    "This [knife] if similar to what was used on the film. Made by me."

  • Duration: 11m 32s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    “Of course I’m interested in any kind of thing that pushes Haida culture into the new centuries.”

    “[Atanarjuat] portraits real authentic story from the Nations it was from. It kind of gives you an idea about of how you can represent your culture on the screen.”

  • Duration: 7m 42s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    'My english name is Harold Williams. My Haida name Sgaamsgid means big eyes in Haida.'

    'We are learning all the Haida words for the movie.'

    'My kids were so happy I was going in the movies. I didn't want to disappoint them.'

  • 02:53 Movie Night | Ilskyalas Dolores Churchill

    Duration: 11m 58s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

  • Duration: 7m 55s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham Richard

    'My mom told me that there was something going on. She said that if I wanted I could try to audition.'

    'I just really like that kind of thing. To act and stuff like that.' 'I was raven child. I don't know how to describe myself.'

  • Duration: 11m 46s

    Interview with Dana Moraes and Graham

    'My white man name is Russel. My Haida name is Nunthclioff meaning long, lost one found. It was given to me by my aunty after I return home from residential school. The name means long lost, one found.'

  • Duration: 2m 44s

    Camera, interview and footage facilitated by Glen Kugelstadt
    Edit by: Dan Dietzel 

  • Duration: 4m 18s

     Interview with Producer Jon Frantz about the Translation of the script into two Haida dialects. 

    Camera, interview and footage facilitated by Glen Kugelstadt
    Edit by: Dan Dietzel

     

  • Duration: 2m 1s

    Camera, interview and footage facilitated by Glen Kugelstadt
    Edit by: Dan Dietzel 

  • Duration: 2m 40s

    Camera, interview and footage facilitated by Glen Kugelstadt
    Edit by: Dan Dietzel

  • Duration: 4m 1s

    Camera, interview and footage facilitated by Glen Kugelstadt
    Edit by: Dan Dietzel

  • Duration: 2m 49s

    Camera, interview and footage facilitated by Glen Kugelstadt
    Edit by: Dan Dietzel

  • Duration: 3m 20s

     Haida Wood Carving on the set of Edge of the Knife.

    Camera, interview and footage facilitated by Glen Kugelstadt
    Edit by: Dan Dietzel

      

  • 03:47 Adeana Young

    Duration: 6m 6s

    Camera: Cameron Watts

    Interview by: Dana and Erica Ryan-Gagne

    Edit by: Sara Hedar

    Footage facilitated by: Edge of the Knife (EOTK production company 1037125 BC LTD.) 

  • Duration: 4m 19s

    Camera: Cameron Watts

    Interview by: Dana and Erica Ryan-Gagne

    Edit by: Sara Hedar

    Footage facilitated by: Edge of the Knife (EOTK production company 1037125 BC LTD.) 

  • Duration: 4m 20s

    Camera: Cameron Watts

    Interview by: Dana and Erica Ryan-Gagne

    Edit by: Sara Hedar

    Footage facilitated by: Edge of the Knife (EOTK production company 1037125 BC LTD.) 

  • Duration: 32s

    Camera: Cameron Watts

    Interview by: Dana and Erica Ryan-Gagne

    Edit by: Sara Hedar

    Footage facilitated by: Edge of the Knife (EOTK production company 1037125 BC LTD.)

  • Duration: 48s

    Camera: Cameron Watts

    Interview by: Dana and Erica Ryan-Gagne

    Edit by: Sara Hedar

    Footage facilitated by: Edge of the Knife (EOTK production company 1037125 BC LTD.)

     

     

  • Duration: 2m 39s

    Camera: Cameron Watts

    Interview by: Dana and Erica Ryan-Gagne

    Edit by: Sara Hedar

    Footage facilitated by: Edge of the Knife (EOTK production company 1037125 BC LTD.) 

  • Duration: 2m 36s

     Jon Frantz talks about the importance of using the real thing and not using replicas. 

  • Duration: 2m 30s

     Helen receives a name

    Editing: Maia Iotzova

     

  • Duration: 9m 2s

     Production team selects locations for filming!

    Editing: Maia Iotzova

     

  • Duration: 20m 23s

     Milling old growth cedar for the long house

    Editing: Maia Iotzova

     

  • Duration: 13m 35s

     Building traditional Haida canoes

    Editing: Maia Iotzova

     

  • Duration: 1m 22s

     Zach builds a totem pole

    Editing: Maia Iotzova

     

  • Duration: 3m 21s

     Zach Kunuk visits Haida Gwaii

    Editing: Maia Iotzova

     

  • Duration: 3m 19s

     Zach seal hunting

    Editing: Maia Iotzova

     

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