Radio Silence • 1h 18m
Dir. Juliana Fanjul - 2019 - Switzerland, Mexico
Incorruptible journalist and news anchor Carmen Aristegui is one of the few voices in Mexico with the courage to speak the truth, becoming one of the most dangerous voices in the eyes of the government. Millions of people listen to her when she draws attention to maladministration and misinformation on the radio or television.
Following the unveiling of a corruption scandal involving the president, Carmen is fired from the radio station where she works, and 200,000 people take to the streets in protest, calling for he re-instatement. Refusing to be intimidated, Carmen assembles a team of investigative journalists and launches her own news platform, continuing the fight against an authoritarian and corrupt political system. In a climate undermined by threats and constant intimidation by drug traffickers, Carmen will not be silenced, whatever the personal cost.
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Radio Silence - Trailer
Mexico, March 2015. Carmen Aristegui, incorruptible journalist, is fired from the radio station where she has worked for years. But Carmen continues her fight: raising awareness and fighting against misinformation. The film tells the story of this essential quest.