© Playground Entertainment


United Kingdom

2019 / World Premiere

Episodes 1&2 | 2x60min (4x60min series) | in English & Chinese with French & English subtitles

Chimerica is a powerful thriller, set against the run-up to the 2016 US Presidential election, that explores not just the relationship between East and West, but also some of the most urgent issues affecting society today. Starring SAG award winner Alessandro Nivola and Emmy Award winner Cherry Jones, the series follows a dedicated American photojournalist who, when accusations of fake news are levelled against him, tries to reclaim his credibility by setting out to find the subject of his most famous picture – the Tank Man. 

Created & written by Lucy Kirkwood
Directed by Michael Keillor
With Alessandro Nivola, Sophie Okonedo, Cherry Jones, Katie Leung, Terry Chen, F. Murray Abraham
Production Playground Entertainment
Broadcast by Channel 4, Canal+

Screening on Saturday, March 23 in the presence of Lucy Kirkwood (creator, screenwriter), Michael Keillor (director), Adrian Sturges (producer) 

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