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SHOOTING THE MAFIA (2019)

Documentary 1h 34m

The 14th edition of Perspectives Film Festival presents: A documentary about Sicilian Journalist Letizia Battaglia starting a revolution against the local mafia, followed by a post-screening discussion with director Kim Longinotto about documenting the subtleties of pain and navigating danger in a post-truth world.

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As the first female photojournalist to work for a daily Italian newspaper, Letizia Battaglia originally planned to capture ordinary sights and sounds in her home country of Sicily. But after witnessing her first brutal murder, she changed course, risking her life to immortalise the traces left by the Cosa Nostra Mafia in Palermo, laying bare the vibrant hues of bloodshed and the sharp, raw edges of grief.

Director

Kim Longinotto

Language

English

Country

Italy

Bonus Content

Highlights - Panel with Kim Longinotto

4m

Documenting the Subtleties of Pain and Navigating Danger in a Post-Truth World with Dir. Kim Longinotto.