BELLINGCAT: Truth in a Post Truth World

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Director Hans Pool
Produced by Femke Wolting and Bruno Wille Felix Submarine
Cinematography Hans Pool
Editing Simon Barker
Screenplay Hans Pool
In Co-Production with VPRO
Length 88’/55′
Language: English, German, Russian
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2018


BELLINGCAT – TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD explores the promise of open source investigation, taking viewers inside the exclusive world of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat. In cases ranging from the MH17 disaster to the poisoning of a Russian spy in the United Kingdom, the Bellingcat team’s quest for truth will shed light on the fight for journalistic integrity in the era of fake news and alternative facts.



Hans Pool is an award-winning director and cinematographer, who combines a journalistic approach with intellectual depth. He masterfully conveys topics that are difficult to grasp with a cinematic language that is understood by all. Previous films includes Putin’s Olympic Dream and Looking for an Icon.

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