Frontline: A Thousand Cuts
Premieres Friday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m.
"A Thousand Cuts" — Trailer
From award-winning filmmaker Ramona S. Diaz, A Thousand Cuts, examines Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on the press- and his prime target, journalist Maria Ressa. Ressa — CEO and Executive Editor of the independent news site Rappler and a TIME Magazine Person of the Year — is currently facing jail time under a cyber libel law, and her case has become a cautionary tale of the escalating threat to freedom of the press. The film follows Ressa and her colleagues, and key players in the government through this escalating war.