When online tabloid Gawker posted a sex tape starring former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, a high—stakes legal battle pitting privacy rights against the First Amendment ensued. Hogan was awarded a staggering settlement by a Florida court that bankrupted Gawker and its founder Nick Denton. And it was revealed that Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel was footing the bills for the Hogan legal team.
In this new era of fake news and alternate facts, NOBODY SPEAK tells a story that provokes sobering questions about the influence that corporate executives, titans, and billionaires are having on the public's access to truth.
Official Selection - SUNDANCE Film Festival