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Balmoral Hotel

The life story of a First Nations sex worker is conveyed via a ragged daytime dance through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Genres: Drama, Short

Other Films by Wayne Wapeemukwa


Luk’Luk’I is the Coast-Salish name for the swampy area known today as Vancouver’s downtown Eastside, an area known for its troubled past. Wayne Wappemuka’s debut feature takes place during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and juxtaposes the excitement and fervor surrounding the Canada-USA gold medal hockey game with five Vancouverites on the fringes of a