Maria Ressa

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Ramona Diaz and Maria Ressa on “A Thousand Cuts”

Award-winning filmmaker Ramona Diaz, who gave us such memorable documentaries as Imelda, Motherland, and Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey, is now premiering her latest passion project, A Thousand Cuts, a documentary on internationally acclaimed journalist-activist Maria Ressa, founder of the online news site Rappler and Time’s Person of the Year in 2018. An outspoken critic of the government of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, especially of his “war on drugs” which has led to the violent killing of thousands of Filipinos, Ressa and a former staffer at Rappler, Reynaldo Santos, Jr.