In the Land of the Head Hunters

In the Land of the Headhunters, the first feature film made in B.C. — and the oldest existing feature film made in Canada.

fictionalizing the world of the Kwakwaka'wakw peoples of the Queen Charlotte Strait region of the Central Coast of British Columbia, Canada, written and directed by Edward S. Curtis and acted entirely by Kwakwaka'wakw native people

It was one of the first feature-length films whose cast was composed entirely of Native North Americans; the second, eight years later, was Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North

Director: Edward S. Curtis
Year: 1914
Genre: Drama
Type: Silent



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