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A Thousand Cuts (2020)




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Nowhere is the worldwide erosion of democracy, fueled by social media disinformation campaigns, more starkly evident than in the authoritarian regime of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Journalist Maria Ressa places the tools of the free press--and her freedom--on the line in defense of truth and democracy.


Critic Reviews for A Thousand Cuts

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

You come out more profoundly aware than ever of the gathering darkness of our current geopolitical moment, and more fervently grateful that there are torchbearers like Maria Ressa to lead us to the light.

February 8, 2020 | Full Review…

An essential character-driven document of a moment in the history of a country facing some challenges that are disturbingly familiar and others, thank goodness, that Americans will find very foreign.

February 6, 2020 | Full Review…

A Thousand Cuts provides an expansive, revealing look at the current Filipino political situation, and it doesn't feel like it's warning viewers about what will happen in America, so much as telling us what's coming next.

February 5, 2020 | Full Review…

Diaz creates a rousing paean to the bravery of Ressa and her colleagues, and a clarion call to action that we should all heed.

March 30, 2020 | Full Review…

A Thousand Cuts tells familiar stories of how governments overrun or deceive their to serve racist, misogynist, and imperialist ideals. But the story never ends there.

March 6, 2020 | Full Review…

While A Thousand Cuts focuses on the Philippines, it has a much broader scope in mind when driving home its point.

February 11, 2020 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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