Away With Words

Written and Directed by Laurie Townshend

Produced by Alison Duke (OYA Media Group), Ngardy Conteh George (OYA Media Group), Justine Pimlott

Away with Words is a feature documentary that follows prolific poet, performer, LGBT activist and critically acclaimed author Staceyann Chin as she searches for her mother, Hazel, who left Jamaica for Canada, mere months after giving birth to her on Christmas Day, nearly 50 years ago.