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LUK’ LUK’I: MOTHER

LUK’ LUK’I: MOTHER

  |   INITIATION, SHORT FILMS

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

Year: 2014

Genre: Fiction

Length: Short

Runtime: 19mins 30secs

Colour

Country: Canada (Vancouver)

Language: English

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.

2014 TIFF

Quebec premiere



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