Sook-Yin Lee

Sook- Yin Lee, Canadian filmmaker, musician, actor, and multimedia artist, is an award-winning radio and TV broadcaster (CBC, BBC, MuchMusic) She starred in the groundbreaking LGBTQ movie Shortbus which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Year of the Carnivore, her feature directorial and writing debut, premiered at TIFF. Unsafe, an experimental theatre work (Canadian Stage), explored questions of censorship and artistic freedom. Lee won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by a Lead Dramatic Actress for her role as “Olivia Chow” in Jack. She is a film composer and plays in bands JOOJ co-led with Adam Litovitz and Lee & Gamble Unlimited. Octavio is Dead! her ghost story starring Sarah Gadon and Rosanna Arquette won Best Director and Best Picture awards at the Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival. Death and Sickness, her lockdown feature movie made with Dylan Gamble streams on CBC Gem.a

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Listen to Sook-Yin Lee’s conversation with Kwende Kefentse