XY Chelsea

United Kingdom, 2019, 92 min, Colour

XY Chelsea tells the historic story of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year sentence in an all-male maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017. XY Chelsea is the journey of her fight for survival and dignity, and her transition from prisoner to a free woman.

CREDITS

Director:

Tim Travers Hawkins

Producers:

Julia Nottingham,Lucas Ochoa,Thomas Benski,Isabel Davis

Cinematography:

Tim Travers Hawkins

Editing:

Enat Sidi,Andrea Scott

Sound:

Joe Fletcher

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Tim Travers Hawkins is an award-winning independent director. He co-founded the award-winning Colombian experimental film collective Cinemachete, whose work included El Otro Lado de La Cienaga (2007), Oury Jalloh (2008), and Posh (2010). Further credits include the acclaimed animated film 1000 Voices, Surpriseville, and the interactive project Invisible Picture Show.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

United States, 2019, Tribeca,

Tribeca, United States 2019 -

Canada, 2019, Hot Docs,

Hot Docs, Canada 2019 -

United Kingdom, 2019, Sheffield Doc/Fest,

Sheffield Doc/Fest, United Kingdom 2019 -

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