CWC Docs: A Thousand Cuts

8/17/2023; 34 minutes

Director Ramona S. Diaz joins moderator Miguel Penabella (Film and Media Studies, UCSB) for a post-screening discussion of her documentary A Thousand Cuts. She details her experiences closely following Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist Maria Ressa and the Rappler team's fight for press freedom in the Philippines, as well as observations from political rallies of those aligned with former President Rodrigo Duterte. The discussion also explored issues surrounding journalistic persecution, the emergence of social media disinformation. Recorded on 04/20/2023. (#39015)

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