Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy
Dmitry Muratov

“The Price of Truth”: Film screening and discussion

With the special presence of Dmitry Muratov, Nobel Peace Prize, and Patrick Forbes, film director
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Auditorium A1, Maison de la paix, Geneva Graduate Institute

With the special presence of Dmitry Muratov, Nobel Peace Prize and Patrick Forbes, film director

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The Geneva Graduate Institute, the Kofi Annan Foundation and the Freedom Cartoonists Foundation will host a screening of the documentary “The Price of Truth” about the life of Dmitry Muratov. Russian journalist, television presenter and the editor-in-chief of the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Muratov was awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Maria Ressa for “their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace”. On 1 September 2023, Muratov was declared by the Russian authorities to be a “foreign agent”. 

Dmitry Muratov will be present at the event. 

The film screening will be followed by a discussion with Dmitry Muratov and film director Patrick Forbes.

18:00 – 18:15: Institutional welcomes:

  • Andrew Clapham, Professor of International Law, Geneva Graduate Institute
  • Corinne Momal-Vanian, Executive Director, Kofi Annan Foundation
  • Patrick Chappatte, President, Freedom Cartoonists Foundation
  • Antonio Hodgers, President of the State Council, Republic and State of Geneva

18:15 – 18:20: Introductory remarks on the film:

  • Patrick Forbes, Film Director

18:20 – 19:35: Film screening (75 minutes)

19:35 – 20:15: Discussion with:

  • Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta and 2021 Nobel Prize
  • Patrick Forbes, Film Director

Moderated by Corinne Momal-Vanian, Executive Director, Kofi Annan Foundation

This event takes place in the context of the Geneva Democracy Week as part of the programme organised by the Graduate Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy.

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