Unbroken is a fantastic doc short about Laron Williamson, a kind soul, and an Olympic athlete who is on the Jamaican rowing, who also happens to be an Amputee.

Production Description & Details

A short doc I directed and shot for Getty Images UK and @newwaveja two years ago about a Jamaican amputee who defies all odds, to qualify for the Jamaica Olympic Rowing Team. Officially selected for the 2020 Impact Doc Awards and winner of Best Documentary Short 2020 at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival up for Best Short Doc.


Director: Gabrielle Backwood
Producers: Getty Images UK & New Wave Jamaica
Production Managers: Christina Ihekwoaba & Lindsey Lodenquai
Director of Photography: Gabrielle Blackwood
Special Thanks: Laron Williamson, Kimani Graham, Robert Scott, The Jamaica Rowing Federation
Editor & Colourist: Gabrielle Blackwood
Camera Asst: Dwight ‘Rocky’ Taylor
Sound Recordist: Joseph Fenton
Production Asst: Mercy Su