Alanngut Killinganni (The Edge of the Shadows)

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Alanngut Killinganni (The Edge of the Shadows)

A modern day re-telling of Greenlandic mythology's most terrifying creature, The Edge of the Shadows is low-budget horror at its finest.

Eight years have passed since six young people were attacked by a Qivittoq (a ghostly wanderer from Inuit mythology). Tuuma is a tourist guide who sails visitors around the fjords of Greenland. Out on a job, a group of tourists insist on visiting the site of the attack, against Tuuma's will. His fearful premonitions soon become reality when two of the tourists suddenly disappear. Tuuma sails back to town to get help and hatch a rescue plan, but is it safe to go back to the mountains where the Qivittoq roam?

Programmer's note: Director Malik is building on Inuit mythology and is part of creating a new form of horror genre called the Chiller (the Cultural Thriller). Greenland is one of the new voices in Indigenous cinema.
Pauline Clague

Alanngut Killinganni (The Edge of Shadows) screens as part of Winda, First Nations programming.

Australian Premiere

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WED, OCT 18, 2023
8:45 PM - 10:50 PM

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A modern day re-telling of Greenlandic mythology's most terrifying creature, The Edge of the Shadows is low-budget horror at its finest. Eight years have passed since six young people were attacked by a Qivittoq (a ghostly wanderer from Inuit mythology). Tuuma is a tourist guide who sails visitors around the fjords of Greenland. Out on a job, a group of tourists insist on visiting the site of the attack, against Tuuma's will. His fearful premonitions soon become reality when two of the tourists suddenly disappear. Tuuma sails back to town to get help and hatch a rescue plan, but is it safe to go back to the mountains where the Qivittoq roam? Programmer's note: Director Malik is building on Inuit mythology and is part of creating a new form of horror genre called the Chiller (the Cultural Thriller). Greenland is one of the new voices in Indigenous cinema. —Pauline Clague Alanngut Killinganni (The Edge of Shadows) screens as part of Winda, First Nations programming. Australian Premiere
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