LUK’ LUK’I: MOTHER
A full-time mother and part-time sex worker goes missing on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside during the 2010 Winter Olympics. This narratively sophisticated and righteously angry commentary on social neglect is set against a backdrop of glib patriotism.
Director: Wayne Wapeemukwa
Runtime: 19mins 30secs
Country: Canada (Vancouver)
Production and Sales company: Thousand Plateaus
Principal Cast: Angel Gates, Eric Buurman, Lilianna La Greca
Producer: iley Harvey
Screenwriter: Wayne Wapeemukwa
Cinematographers: Christopher Charles Kempinski, Shayne Zwickel, Jan Wolff
Editor: Wayne Wapeemukwa
ound design: Matt Drake
Music: Dan Ross
Production design: Bri Proke/, Heather MacDonald
A métis filmmaker/philosopher/psychoanalyst from Vancouver, Canada. He attained a B.A.
with distinction in philosophy from the University of British Columbia while undergoing a
Lacanian training analysis. In 2013 a film directed by him (Foreclosure – 2013) premiered
at TIFF. Inspired by a radical hope for a more equal and sovereign future, Wayne aspires to
keep filming stories and contribute his personal definition to film form.