Letizia Battaglia  

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β€œAt times there were five murders a day.” --Letizia Battaglia in Shooting the Mafia (2019)

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Letizia Battaglia (1935 – 2022) was an Italian photographer and photojournalist. Although her photos document a wide spectrum of Sicilian life, she is best known for her work on the Mafia.

In 2005, she appeared in the documentary Excellent Cadavers based on the 1995 book by Alexander Stille. Battaglia played the role of survivor and passionate eyewitness. Battaglia had a cameo appearance in the 2008 Wim Wenders film Palermo Shooting as a photographer.

A documentary film based on her life, Shooting the Mafia, was released in 2019.

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