On January 7th 2015, the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was the victim of a terrorist attack that killed 12 people including some of the greatest French cartoonists. In the days following, France was subjected to even more terror. The phrase “Je Suis Charlie” emerged as a sign of support and solidarity for France and the freedom of expression. Through intimate interviews with Charlie Hebdo staff who were there on January 7th, this film explores the publication’s history and how this tragedy transformed international policy.
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Runtime: 90 min.
Genres: Documentary, Independent
Subtitles / Closed Captioning: English subtitles
TIFF, CPH Docs (Danemark), Hong Kong Film French Fest, Goteborg (Sweden)