KELLY ROULETTE BIO - SOMETIMES SHE SMILES
Kelly Roulette (Ojibwe) is a former social justice lawyer who graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School. Following a legal career, she returned to the arts with a focus on expanding her creative writing skills.
Kelly’s love for the dramatic began as a brief stint as an actor with Vancouver’s Spirit Song Theatre School. Shortly after, she began reporting for the CanWest Global television series First Nations Magazine - then joined the UTV News team performing live 24-hour news updates on-air.
Kelly has graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Certificate in Creative Writing from The Writers Studio, and completed its follow-up adjunct Manuscript Program. Recently, she took her words to the big screen with Sometimes She Smiles, a short film which had its premier at the Victoria Film Festival in February, 2019.
Kelly just completed her new documentary My Mother My Rock, which details the extraordinary events surrounding her mother's passing. It is scheduled to air on APTN and CBC after making the film festival circut.