Tunisia: One Year After the Revolution
Pultizer Center grantee Jessie Deeter examines the Tunisian revolution's impact on the country after one year. From tourism to the economy, the slow-paced development in a post-revolutionary state is frustrating for many Tunisians. Deeter revisits some of the characters from her 2011 documentary who inhabit opposite poles of the country's political spectrum.
On the one-year anniversary of the Tunisian revolution, a nation struggles with the transition from autocracy to democracy in the face of growing unemployment and religious conservatism.
April 11, 2012 / Untold Stories
JESSIE DEETER, ROB PETERSON
Graffiti all over Tunisia paints a picture of the Arab Spring spirit and newly found freedom after the fall of former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jessie Deeter reports from Tunisia, one year after the Arab Spring began.
Jessie Deeter is a Piedmont, California-based documentary producer, director and journalist. She recently produced “Revenge of the Electric Car,” which had its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in...
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)