A Thousand Cuts

Leaving September 3

Showings

Film Info
Runtime:110 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA, Philippines
Rating:PG
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ramona S. Diaz

Description

As democratic norms and journalistic freedom become increasingly threatened, the story of President Rodrigo Duterte’s strongman rule in the Philippines resonates ever closer to home. Amid a nationwide crackdown on the news media, follow internationally acclaimed press-freedom fighter—and TIME’s 2018 Person of the Year—Maria Ressa as she fights to chronicle Duarte’s extrajudicial war on drugs and weaponization of social media. Navigating fake news punditry, bomb threats and arrest warrants, the tenacious co-founder of Rappler news will stop at nothing to bring truth to power, even if it means becoming collateral damage in the war against democracy itself.

The film will be available for 48 hours from when you start the stream. Please note streaming is only possible from inside Canada. Need assistance? Visit our FAQ page or email us at streamingsupport@hotdocs.ca.

Additional Information

Tickets: $9.99 (Regular Price)
Hot Docs Members save on streaming, join now.