MALTA, IN THE NAME OF DAPHNE
56 minutes, 2021
Director : Jules GIRAUDAT (France)
Production : Forbidden Films (France)
On October 16th 2017 Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in a car bomb attack. Her three sons are convinced it was a political assassination. Their mother was investigating the corruption of individuals close to the Prime Minister. Since that day they have been fighting tirelessly to find those responsible for her murder. In their quest for the truth, they have been joined by a team of international journalists. The film is the story of their fight to obtain justice against a mafia state.
Jules Giraudat is an investigative journalist and documentary film-maker. From 2017 to 2019 he was editor-in-chief of Forbidden Stories which won the Special Award of the 2019 European Press Awards. He coordinated the work of the 45 journalists of the “Daphne” project, the “Green Blood” project and participated in the “Frontière Mortelle” project. Investigations which have taken him to work in Colombia, Tanzania, India and Malta to continue the work of journalists who are threatened, imprisoned or murdered.