Maddie Kitchen

Independent filmmaker

Research Area

Recovery Street Film Festival.


Maddie is an independent filmmaker who founded the non profit Sobriety Films UK to promote recovery from addiction, trauma and mental ill health.  She recently attended the premiere of her film ‘How I Got Sober’ in Los Angeles at the Reel Recovery Film Festival. It will then be screening in London and New York. She is 13 years in recovery from alcohol dependence and is a passionate advocate for healing and recovery utilising her ‘lived experience’ .  She has facilitated filmmaking workshops at NHS Specialist Drug Services for service users with complex needs.  Maddie is currently shooting her next documentary and developing a film feature for independent cinema.