Kate Plays Christine

Kate Plays Christine tells the fateful story of Christine Chubbuck, a Sarasota newscaster who committed suicide on-air in 1974, by following an actor tasked with portraying her. Chubbuck’s tragic demise inspired the film Network.

Robert Greene Robert Greene
Director

Robert Greene is a filmmaker and writer. His films include Actress (2014) and Fake It So Real (2011). He’s edited many others, including Listen Up Philip, and writes for outlets such as Sight... more»

Susan Bedusa Susan Bedusa
Producer

Susan’s films include BISBEE ’17 (Sundance 2018), KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE (Sundance 2017) and DRUNK STONED BRILLIANT DEAD (Sundance 2015). Her work has premiered on HBO, Showtime, Netflix,... more»

Douglas Tirola Douglas Tirola
Producer

Douglas is an award-winning director. His films have premiered at Sundance, Berlin, Tribeca and SXSW. They include DRUNK STONED BRILLIANT DEAD (Magnolia), HEY BARTENDER (Showtime) and AN OMAR BROADWAY... more»

Additional Credits

Kate Lyn Sheil - ACTOR/SUBJECT
Sean Price Williams - CINEMATOGRAPHER
Ashley Connor - CINEMATOGRAPHER

"How does the character play the actor? With Kate Plays Christine, I’ll use a boundary-blurring approach to explore the tragic story of Christine Chubbuck by observing an actor portraying her."

Genre: Documentary