South Dakota Public Broadcasting will host two screenings of the new PBS documentary “ On a Knife Edge,” featuring George Dull Knife and his father, Guy Dull Knife, Jr., of Kyle.
The screenings will be held at 3 and 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, at SDPB’s Black Hlls Bureau, 415 Main St., Rapid City.
A panel discussion will follow the first screening.
The events are free, but seating is limited. Tickets are available at oake.eventbrite.com.
The panel discussion, which begins at 4:30 p.m., will feature Shirley Sneve, executive director of Vision Maker Mediator, and moderator of the panel; Rebekka Herrera-Schlichting, assistant director of Vision Maker Media, Charles Abourezk, attorney, producer and activist and Guy Dull Knife, Jr., who stars in the film.
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.
The film was produced by Vision Maker Media, Normal Life Pictures and South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
The document will premiere nationally on PBS’ “America ReFramed” at 6 and again at 10 p.m. Nov. 7 on SDPB2.