THE DISSIDENT

THE DISSIDENT

Online Screening

Oscar-winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel (Icarus,DOC NYC 2017) investigates the 2018 murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The film breaks new ground with access to key sources including Khashoggi’s fiancée Hatice Cengiz, Turkish police and prosecutors, and the young Saudi dissident with whom Khashoggi was working. Revealing that this is bigger than one murder, this exposé opens our eyes to the shocking reaches of electronic surveillance. “When it comes to edge-of-your-seat intrigue, this is a movie with just about everything” (Variety).  

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Watch an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Director Bryan Fogel and Subject Hatice Cengiz.

DOC NYC Live event: Saturday, Nov. 14 at noon ET on Facebook Live – Chess grandmaster and political activist Garry Kasparov joins Oscar-winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel (Icarus) to discuss his new film about the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashogi.

Director: Bryan Fogel
Executive Producer: David Fialkow and Jim Swartz
Producer: Bryan Fogel, Jake Swantko, Thor Halvorssen, Mark Monroe
Writer: Mark Monroe and Bryan Fogel
Cinematographer: Jake Swantko
Editor: James Leche, Wyatt Rogowski, Avner Shiloah, Scott D. Hanson
Music: Adam Peters
Language: Arabic, English, Turkish
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Publicist: Cinetic Media
US Distributor: Briarcliff Entertainment