Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and director on film about her reporting, advocacy, and trial for cyber libel, A Thousand Cuts

//Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and director on film about her reporting, advocacy, and trial for cyber libel, A Thousand Cuts

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and director on film about her reporting, advocacy, and trial for cyber libel, A Thousand Cuts

Convicted of cyber libel on June 18, Filipino activist Maria Ressa faces the possibility of decades in prison. A Thousand Cuts, a new documentary from PBS Distribution, follows Ressa as the events that led to her arrest and trial unfolds. The film opens virtually in the United States on August 7, with international screenings to follow. Its director, Ramona Diaz, started research on the film in 2016, after Rodrigo Duterte was elected president of the Philippines and initiated a deadly war…

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