Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy

Caricaturistes: Fantassins de la Démocratie

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Stéphanie Valloatto, France, 2014, 105 min., in Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish language (Czech and English subtitles)

A few pen strokes can amuse or enrage. Paris, Moscow, Jerusalem, New York, Beijing, Caracas ... famous French cartoonist Plantu travelled to his peers around the world and discovered that cartoonists are pretty much the same everywhere. Local conditions may differ but they all have these things in common: wit, grace, and the art of expressing in a drawing what others cannot say in words. A good cartoon can unnerve the powerful worldwide. The terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo confirmed that the cartoonist's occupation can be as dangerous as a soldier's.

Thematic Category: Ways to Freedom

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