Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Directed by Daniel Leconte

Year: 2008
Running Time: 102
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French (English subtitles)
Genres: Documentary
Booking Inquiry Shop Home Video Educational Use

Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Crew
Directed by Daniel Leconte


Because he had published the twelve Danish cartoons that had triggered the wrath of Muslims worldwide, Philippe Val, the editor of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper, was cited to court by the Great Mosque of Paris, the World Muslim League and the Union of Islamic Organizations of France.

Daniel Leconte has been covering this extraordinary trial in real time, aiming at deciphering the international political, ideological and media-related stakes with the key participants. The film features lawyers, witnesses, the media, editorial conferences, demonstrations of support... as well as the stances of intellectuals and politicians, the reactions of the prosecutors and of Muslim countries...

A reflection on Islam, on the press, on the state of the public opinion in French society, but also an endeavor to answer the challenges that fundamentalism poses to all democracies.

Hi-Res Poster

Trailer Embed Code

Hi-Res Trailer

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 8:50pm
Recalling everything from MAD MAX to LORD OF THE FLIES to WATERWORLD, director Alessandro Celli’s thrilling feature…' https://t.co/ae3pRoEAli'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 4:20pm
RT' @AngelikaFilmNY': "Oliver Twist meets Blade Runner in the dusty and industrial world of Mondocane." – Di Mario Manca, Vanity Fair MONDOC…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 3:00pm
"A potent tonal mix of the post-apocalyptic and the proto-cyberpunk." – Tommaso Tocci, La Repubblica MONDOCANE ope…' https://t.co/ie8uDVStTW'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 2:51pm
RT' @mariaajudice': #LA limited Neptune Frost screening. Listen to the brillance' @SaulWilliams' and' @dreamstatesmeta'!!
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 2:22pm
@grahamliddell Hmm, try this?' https://t.co/S233ht9yMk'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 2:12pm
@syadvadin' @yakabikaj'' https://t.co/EsuQqV8L2I'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 2:11pm
@grahamliddell' @yakabikaj' Here's the full list of theaters!' https://t.co/6hK3dIriKS'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 1:43pm
"a beautifully told story of a family doing what they have to do for themselves. a big story told in a small and co…' https://t.co/t3fsOZI0Ys'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 18 2022 at 10:01am
MONDOCANE is "a potent tonal mix of the post-apocalyptic and the proto-cyberpunk." – Tommaso Tocci, La Repubblica…' https://t.co/M1sSzQVEBD'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 17 2022 at 7:16pm
RT' @am_cinematheque': NEPTUNE FROST (2021) limited engagement coming to LF3 June 17th - 24th! Plus, Q&A w/ filmmakers' @SaulWilliams' &' @dream…'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com