Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-truth World

Hans Pool Long documentary - 2018 - 89 min.
Twelve plus
Violence

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The internet gave fake news and propaganda a firm boost, but also facilitated the revolutionary rise of citizen journalism. Bellingcat, a group of dedicated online investigators, aspires to reveal the facts behind impenetrable news stories from all over the world. From their home base in Leicester, leader Elliot and his team question newspapers, networks and authorities. For the first time, Bellingcat researchers from Germany, the Netherlands, Finland and the United States give a filmmaker exclusive permission to follow them. How does this club, branded by some critics as a collection of armchair researchers, manage to bring world leaders before a court of justice?

Credits

Director(s) Hans Pool
Production Company Submarine
Executive Producer
Julia Ton
Research
Director of Photography
Editing
Simon Barker
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Music
Frank Wienk
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands