Filmmaker Spotlight: Lulu Keating

Dawson City filmmaker Lulu Keating is an award-winning writer, producer, and filmmaker whose work has been presented internationally.

Besides her many short works exploring hand processing and personal narrative, Lulu has directed two feature films. The Midday Sun (1989) was the first Canadian feature shot entirely in Africa (Zimbabwe). Lucille’s Ball (2013) was made in Vancouver, created with assistance from the Women in the Director’s Chair Feature Film Award. Its success on the festival circuit included Best Canadian Feature Film Award at Toronto’s Female Eye Festival and capturing one of Vancouver’s Leo Awards (Best Editing).

Still from Brain Clever

Brain Clever

Opposites collide in perfect union, brought together by the innocuous "Hand-Pressing Flashlight."

Still from Dawson Town Melted Down

Dawson Town Melted Down

Why did I move to the Yukon? "My heart, melted down in this frozen town."

Still from Lucille’s Ball

Lucille’s Ball

It's hard to tell how screwed you are when you're having a ball.

Still from Pictures Don’t Lie

Pictures Don’t Lie

Illuminated with family photographs, JJ Van Bibber tells the story of his life in the Yukon Territory.

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