Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 90 minutes | 2017
At the crossroads of genres, a complex cinematic portrait that sets out to give a voice to the people the system forgot. For his first feature, Vancouver director Wayne Wapeemukwa reiterates and expands on the theme of his 2014 short. Shot during the frenzy of the 2010 winter Olympics, Luk’Luk’l follows five characters living on the fringes of society. A work that straddles naturalistic documentary and in-your-face fiction, the official story and the hidden reality.IN PRESENCE OF THE PRODUCERIN COMPETITION
Wayne Wapeemukwa is a filmmaker of Métis and settler heritage. He reads philosophy and psychoanalysis.
A long healing process is chronicled in this documentary that captures the spirit of a people coming to grips with a traumatic history. Innu Nikamu is the...
CANADA | 90 minutes | 2017
Fresh look at a homeless, downtrodden couple making their hard-luck way down the snow-covered highways of Canada. The story of a couple of small-time...
CANADA , France | 90 minutes | 2017
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
Sign-up for our newsletter to get all the latest Festival news!