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Films Screened by Cinema Politica

Other films directed by Chelsea McMullan

The Way Must Be Tried
Mise en Scène

Chelsea McMullan


A Canadian filmmaker and artist, Chelsea McMullan’s films have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and have been screened on the international festival circuit. Effortlessly moving between documentary and fiction, her work has been described as ‘keenly observed, elegant, and profound,’ solidifying her reputation as ‘talent to watch.’ Chelsea’s award-winning shorts have been featured on NOWNESS, DAZED DIGITIAL, VICE and in VOGUE ITALIA

In 2010, her series of live portraits, Chaine, created in collaboration with Russian photographer Margo Ovcheranko, premiered at the New York Photography Festival. Chelsea has been an artist in residency at the prominent Italian creative think tank, FABRICA, where she made the Genie award nominated film Derailments. She recently completed her first feature length film produced by the National Film Board of Canada: My Prairie Home, a documentary-musical about transgendered musician Rae Spoon.  The film will have it’s World Premiere in competition at SUNDANCE.   McMullan is a member of the artist co-operative What Matters Most, a group of culture-makers with representation based out of Los Angeles.


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