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Edge of America (2005)

December 14, 2014 @ 7:00 PM


UCLA Film & Television Archive, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and Hollywood Foreign Press Association present “Through Indian Eyes: Native American Cinema.”


Edge of America (2005)
Directed by Chris Eyre.
Cultural traditions and an outsider’s hard-charging disciplinarianism conflict when new teacher Kenny Williams arrives at Three Nations High School. As Williams coaches the foundering girls’ basketball team to the state tournament, confronting hardships and racial tensions along the way, a journey of understanding unfolds for both teacher and students in this uplifting sports drama inspired by a true story.

Showtime Networks, Red House Entertainment. Producer: Willy Holtzman. Screenwriter: Willy Holtzman. Cinematographer: Clark Mathis. Editor: Paul Trejo. Cast: Wes Studi, Irene Bedard, Eddie Spears, Geri Keams, James McDaniel.
Digital video, color, 105 min.


Preceded by:
Carrying Fire (Canada, 2009)
Directed by Marie Burke (Cree/Dene).
DigiBeta, color, 4 min.


Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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