PBS Documentary ON A KNIFE EDGE Screens in Rapid City

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SDPB, Vision Maker Media, and Normal Life Pictures present two free, public screenings of ON A KNIFE EDGE,the  stunning coming-of-age PBS documentary featuring George Dull Knife and his father, Guy Dull Knife, Jr., of Kyle, SD.

One afternoon screening and one evening screening will be held Wednesday, October 25, at SDPB’s Black Hills Bureau, 415 Main Street in downtown Rapid City. A panel discussion follows the first screening. Both events are free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Tickets are available at www.oake.eventbrite.com

[PLEASE NOTE THE SCREENINGS ARE SOLD OUT] --  ON A KNIFE EDGE  premieres nationally on PBS’ “America ReFramed,” Thursday, Nov. 7, 7pm & 11pm (6pm & 10pm MT) on SDPB2 (World Channel).

SCREENING SCHEDULE:

  • 3:00 pm – Screening of On a Knife Edge
  • 4:30 pm – Panel Discussion and Q&A
  • 6:00 pm – Screening of On a Knife Edge

PANELISTS:

  • Shirley Sneve (Rosebud Sioux) -- Executive Director, Vision Maker Media (Moderator)
  • Guy Dull Knife, Jr. (Oglala Lakota-Northern Cheyenne) – Artist/Community Leader/Vietnam veteran
  • Rebekka Herrera-Schlichting (Ioway Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska) – Assistant Director, Vision Maker Media
  • Charles Abourezk – Lawyer/Producer/Activist

Guy Dull Knife Jr On a Knife Edge widescreen.pngGuy Dull Knife, Jr. Normal Life Pictures

ABOUT “ON A KNIFE EDGE”

Filmed over a five-year period, ON A KNIFE EDGE  provides an intimate journey into the world of George Dull Knife as he becomes politically active with the American Indian Movement, confronts the challenges of growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation and wrestles with accepting leadership of his storied family from his father, Guy Dull Knife, Jr., a Vietnam veteran, artist, and community leader.

America Reframed "ON A KNIFE EDGE" Trailer

ON A KNIFE EDGE  premieres nationally on PBS’ “America ReFramed,” Thursday, Nov. 7, 7pm & 11pm (6pm & 10pm MT) on SDPB2 (World Channel).

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