Breaking the News

The story of The 19th an independent, nonprofit, digital newsroom that focuses on issues of gender and politics. The film follows the launch of the newsroom by a group of women and LGBTQ+ journalists dedicated to giving voice to people usually ignored by mainstream media.

Awards and Nominations

Tribeca Film Festival (2023) – Nominee for Best Documentary Feature
Montclair Film Festival (2023) – David Carr Award for Truth in Non-Fiction Filmmaking – Winner


Heather Courtney, Princess A. Hairston, Chelsea Hernandez



Film Details

2023, 99 min

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CVS Midwest Tape

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