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Award-winning filmmaker Ky Dickens is best known for her documentary work and an endless list of questions. Ky directed the highly-acclaimed documentary SOLE SURVIVOR, which profiles four survivors of otherwise fatal plane crashes. The film puts a face on survivors guilt and PTSD. Sole Survivor was acquired by CNN Films for broadcast and theatrical release. Her latest film ZERO WEEKS (2018), about America’s paid leave crisis and the cost of doing nothing, premiered its trailer at the White House Summit on the United State of Women, hosted by Oprah and Michelle Obama. The film is being released by Freestyle Releasing. ZERO WEEKS won three juror awards and is being used by state legislatures, businesses, and community groups nationwide to achieve a national paid leave policy. Ky's 2009 feature documentary, Fish out of Water, was inducted into the United States Library of Congress in 2011 for its instrumental role in changing the national perspective on LGBTQ human rights. It won four juror awards and was released by First Run. Her newest film, THE CITY THAT SOLD AMERICA, about the history of advertising is the sequel to Emmy-award nominated ART & COPY. Ky is currently co-directing the 6-part docuseries, "FOR THEIR OWN GOOD." Ky received the Focus Award for “Achievement in Directing” from Women in Film. Ky also directs TV commercials for some of the biggest brands in the world. Ky lives in Los Angeles with her wife and daughter. She is repped by APA.