Still from Balmoreal Hotel
Still from Balmoreal Hotel
 

Balmoral Hotel

by Wayne Wapeemukwa
A powerful dance used to illustrate the life of a First Nations sex worker.
2015  ·  10m  ·  Canada
English
About the Film
A dance through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside serves as a haunting metaphor for the life of a First Nations sex worker in this powerful short documentary from director Wayne Wapeemukwa.
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About the Director

Wayne Wapeemukwa

Wayne Wapeemukwa is a Métis filmmaker from Vancouver, Canada. He attained a B.A. from the University of British Columbia while undergoing a Lacanian analysis and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis at the New School for Social Research, New York. He has premiered his last two short films at consecutive Toronto International Film Festivals: Foreclosure (2013) & Luk’Luk’I : Mother (2014). This summer he will be premiering his next title, Balmoral Hotel (2014), at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian’s Native Cinema Showcase. Inspired by a radical hope for a more equal and sovereign future, Wayne aspires to keep filming stories and volatilizing desire in order to contribute his personal definition to film form.

 

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