On a Knife Edge | Trailer
Preview: Season 5 Episode 15 | 58s
On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teen growing up on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George’s path to activism, inspired by his family’s history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation’s vulnerable population.
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Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Wyncote Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.