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Democracy
CIVA10.06 / 19:00
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Belgian Premiere 


Synopsis:

 

The authoritarian regime of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is making life difficult for his country's democracy. Disinformation campaigns are emerging on social networks and increasingly infiltrate society. In this context, journalist Maria Ressa brings into play the tools of the free press - and her own freedom - to defend truth and democracy.

“ What we are seeing is death by a thousand cuts of our democracy, little cuts to the body of Philippine democracy. And when you have enough of these cuts, you are so weakened that you will die.” - Maria Ressa