For nearly two years, Nine Island Communications filmed Gemma Hickey's gender transformation. Gemma's journey is personal, honest, raw and relevant.
Gemma is best known for co-leading the movement that legalized same-sex marriage in Canada and they're the founder of Pathways, an organization that offers support to survivors of clergy sexual abuse.
Just Be Gemma is an all-access documentary revealing Gemma's physical changes and internal struggles.
The original air date of the documentary was Saturday, September 23, 2017 on CBC Television.
Watch the documentary:
Just Be Gemma:
Written, directed, and produced: Peter Walsh
Editor: Christopher Darlington
Principal videography: Peter Walsh
Additional videography: Ty Evans and Jane Wong
Executive Producers: Ronalda Walsh, Peter Walsh
Produced in partnership with:
• Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation
• CBC Television
• the documentary Channel
• Memorial University of Newfoundland's Diploma in Performance and Communications Media