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Edna's Bloodline

An Inuit and a Swede, both descendants of arctic explorer Petter Norberg, embark on a quest to learn about Petter’s life in the Canadian north and to trace his last journey up the Coppermine River from Kugluktuk, to the Bloody Falls where he mysteriously disappeared decades ago.

  • Eva Wunderman
  • Eva Wunderman
  • Eva Wunderman
  • Kimberley Wakefield
  • Kelly Morris
  • Todd Craddock
    Director of Photography
  • Wunderman Film
    Production Company
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  • Genres:
    Documentary, Biography, History
  • Runtime:
    59 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 15, 2017
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  • Country of Filming:
    Canada, Sweden
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    Digital HD (1920x1080)
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  • Yorkton Film Festival
    Yorkton, SK
    May 27, 2017
    North American Premiere
    Nominee Documentary History & Biography
  • Worldfest Houston

    United States
    Gold Remi
  • Härnösand Screening
    August 15, 2017
Director Biography - Eva Wunderman

Eva has produced and directed award-winning documentaries since the early 1990's. Her films have been broadcast around the world and for many years she directed the Gemini Award winning television series Weird Homes. In 1994 she completed Directing for Film at the Vancouver Film School. Since then her passion for new and exciting ideas has created a wide variety of award-winning documentaries and series for television.

2015 – 2016 Eva produced and directed EDNA’S BLOODLINE, a documentary produced in association with SVT (Swedish Television) and TVO (TV Ontario)

2013 Eva produced and directed ONCE WERE ENEMIES––a WWII documentary that earned her a Golden Sheaf Award for best historical documentary. It has aired on SVT, SBS, NHK, KCTS9, and Discovery Asia

2011 – 2012 Her documentary AFTERMETH was produced, written and directed for Knowledge Network––a film where she re-visited an addict's family several years after she featured them in Crystal Fear, Crystal Clear. 2014 she made a Swedish version for TV4 Fakta.

2012 Eva directed GENDER BLENDER while mentoring high school students as they explored the LGBTQ issues at their school.

2009 she produced and directed CANYON WAR, the telling of an untold story in Canadian History. It won her several awards, amongst them a New York International Film Festival award for Best Director. It has aired on Knowledge, APTN and KCTS9

2008 Eva directed three episodes of LAST TEN POUNDS BOOTCAMP, a reality series produced by The Eyes for Slice Network.

2008 Eva directed a half-hour episode for the series REMEDY ME! Produced by Creative Atlantic Productions for W-Network.

2007 Eva directed three episodes of BULDGING BRIDES, a reality series produced by The Eyes for Slice Network.

2006 NOT A GAME Eva wrote, produced and directed a production about the dangers of crystal meth aimed at the elementary school level and is currently part of the drug education curriculum in B.C. schools.

2004 – 2005 Eva wrote and directed CRYSTAL FEAR, CRYSTAL CLEAR, a highly intimate view of kids involved with crystal meth. It was produced for CBC’s The Passionate Eye and earned her a Gracie Allen Individual Achievement Award in New York.

2000 – 2003 she directed the series WEIRD WHEELS and WEIRD WEDDINGS that was developed based on the success of Weird Homes.

1998 - 2002 She directed WEIRD HOMES that became the top rated Canadian program on the Life Network.

1997 Eva collaborated as producer with Mike Collier of Yaletown Entertainment to develop the Gemini Award winning series WEIRD HOMES.

1999 Eva was co-producer and director of THE WRATH OF THE DRAGON -a short film about heroin addiction. The film won best documentary and the people’s choice award at the Squamish film festival, the curators First Choice at the Chicago Film Festival, and was also featured at the 1999 Vancouver Film Festival. A one-hour version of this production--WHERE ANGELS WEEP, won a Golden Sheaf Award in 2000.

1997 Eva went to Western Samoa to executive produce and co-direct PARADISE BENT, an award winning one-hour documentary about the Fa’afafine culture produced for SBS in Australia and Channel 4 in the UK.

1996 Eva co-produced and was the director/writer on a production that was the first to document one of the most important archaeological discoveries of a Maya excavation site at Joya de Ceren in El Salvador. The film entitled THE MAYA POMPEII was produced for The Learning Channel and later broadcast by Discovery International and SBS in Australia.

1995 Eva’s first documentary for television THE LEGACY OF TRUK LAGOON won her a Leo Award for best director--a film produced for A&E and shot on location in the South Pacific featuring the American carrier-based attack in 1944 on the island of Truk known as Japan’s Gibraltar of the Pacific.

1994 Eva completed Directing for Film at the Vancouver Film School. Subsequently, she co-produced and directed HEALING HANDS - a half-hour show about massage therapy for the Knowledge Network.

1993, she received an I.T.V.A. Emerald City Gold Award - for the corporate production MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION.

1986 – 1993 Eva spent 8 years writing and producing programs for radio before starting her career in the film industry. She wrote, directed and produced more than 150 corporate and educational productions.

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