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Free CeCe

On an outing with friends, CeCe, a transgender woman of colour, was brutally attacked. As she tried to defend herself, a man was killed, and CeCe was arrested for murder.

Actress Laverne Cox follows the case of Chrishaun Reed “CeCe” McDonald.

On an outing with a group of friends, CeCe, a transgender woman of colour, was brutally attacked. As she tried to defend herself, a man was killed.

CeCe was arrested for murder and incarcerated in a men’s prison in Minnesota.

Laverne Cox explores the role of race, class, and gender in CeCe’s case and follows its progression and the fight against injustice, as CeCe emerges both as a survivor and as a leader.

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56 minutes