EXCLUSIVE: Social change doc maker CreativeChaos has acquired rights to activist and writer Klementyna Suchanow‘s non-fiction non-fiction guide That is Warfare: Ladies, Fundamentalists and the New Center Ages.
New York-based CreativeChaos will look to show Suchanow’s story right into a four-part doc collection. Suchanow will government produce alongside the manufacturing firm’s co-founders Tom Donahue and Ilan Arboleda, and challenge co-creator Jan Swietlik. Suchanow will write the script.
The untitled challenge will observe Suchanow’s transformation from writer to activist in a trial for actions in opposition to Poland’s ultra-conservative authorities. She and two different Polish girls had been arrested for allegedly organizing protests in opposition to new anti-abortion legal guidelines in the course of the Covid-19 disaster.
Throughout this era, Suchanow — a co-founder of the grassroots girls’s rights motion All-Poland Ladies’s Strike — started working with a global community of investigative reporters and activists to reveal a fundamentalist international efforts to destroy human rights and switch democracies into authoritarian regimes.
Throughout an eight-year mission she has scrutinized a community of traditionalist-conservative organizations all through Europe, Latin America, Africa and the U.S. Her collection will hyperlink these teams to Kremlin brokers and the Russian Institute for Strategic Research, which had been linked to interference within the 2016 U.S. election.
“Because the world awaits the elections in 2024, the threats posed by the Kremlin have to be made clear to ensure that western democracy to be preserved,” mentioned Donahue. “Klementyna’s plight is an pressing reminder that democracy is fragile and isn’t assured,” added Arboleda.
“I’m glad I’ve discovered brave companions for making my investigation right into a film to boost consciousness in regards to the geopolitical hazard hiding behind the anti-abortion and anti-LGBT assaults,” added Suchanow.
For CreativeChaos, the collection would be the newest in a line of socially-impactful docs resembling Casting By for HBO, This Adjustments Every part for Starz and Thank You For Your Service for Hulu. Upcoming tasks embrace Paramount+ collection Mafia Spies, which follows on from one other for that streamer, The Homicide of God’s Banker; The Nice Divide, which premiered on the Aspen and Denver Movie Festivals; and a Canadian adaptation of This Adjustments Every part with Geena Davis. Different docs have included Dean Martin biog King of Cool with with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Approach, Martin Scorsese and Danny Robust; cautionary movie Bleed Out for HBO Max; and music documentary Los Tigre del Norte at Folsom Jail for Netflix. Donahue and Arboleda launched the manufacturing home in 2010.