Charlie the newspaper that didn’t want to die

Length: 95 ‘

Broadcast date: January 26, 2021

Broadcaster: France 5

Director: Hugues Nancy


In September 2020, at the Paris courthouse a trial opens to try those who participated in the murderous attempt to destroy a newspaper whose only weapons are a few drawings. This historic trial is that of those days in January 2015, when France witnessed the live death of a newspaper whose editorial staff were savagely assassinated, the very one that revived Charlie Hebdo in 1992. 2020: in a bunker in Paris, a new editorial team supported by the victims and relatives of the victims of the 2015 attack, still promotes freedom of expression … From the trial of the January 2015 attacks and immersed in the current editorial staff From the newspaper, the documentary will return in archives, testimonies and drawings on the history of Charlie Hebdo, this newspaper which refuses to die to defend our fundamental freedom of expression. A historical and heritage film for an essential fight.