Editor & Filmmaker

The Sebastopol Siege

 

The Sebastopol Siege

 

Documentary Short

 
 
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On the night of March 2nd, 1973, Michaela Madden, a recently widowed mother of 5, was held hostage for 8 hours in her rural California home­ — and subsequently vilified by her community. When her family revisits the story forty-five years later, the powers of human compassion and police aggression come into conflict in a larger exploration of family mythology and trauma.

 
 

2019 Points North Shortform Editing Residency

2019 Docs in Progress Peer Pitch West/Midwest

Funding has been made possible by the Puffin Foundation.

This project is partially supported by an Individual Artist Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

CREDITS

DIRECTED & EDITED BY
Mimi Wilcox

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Victor Tadashi Suarez

CO-PRODUCER
Max Asaf