The Pen is Mightier than the Sword
Now In Production
The Pen v. Sword (working title) is a documentary short film that will examine the use of Satire in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries in all its forms. The impact to the satirists and cartoonists community in the after math of the terror attack in Paris, January 7, 2015, on the weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo. The film will couple interviews with some of the world's leading cartoonists, how they personally have been effected by these events. Compelling video portraits of cartoonists and scholars of satire, cartoons and their role in media. Asking what long term impact might unfold from these attacks? Will it cause a re-evaluation of the boundaries of satire in cartooning?
Directed and Produced by: Michael Homer and Kelly Nelson
Executive Producer: Kelly Nelson, Woosh Productions
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