Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World (88')
Director: Hans Pool
Language(s): English, German, Russian
Country: The Netherlands
Cast: Eliot Higgins, Timmi Allen, Veli-Pekka Kivimäki, Aric Toler, Hadi Al-Khatib, Christiaan Triebert
Sound: Pepijn Aben
Editor: Simon Barker
Research/Editorial: Sasha Ourikh, Yula Altchouler
Music: Frank Wienk (Binkbeats)
Commission editor VPRO: Barbara Truyen
Production company: Cinephil
Awards: Raven Awards Docutah 2019, Humanitarian Award Feature Festival des Libertes 2019, RTBF Award Thin Line Fest 2019, Global Awareness AwardRab Film Festival 2019, Best Documentary Film - The Golden Frame Awards San Francisco DocFest Awards 2019, Jury Prize for Best Feature
Synopsis: Bellingcat explores the promise of open source investigation, taking viewers inside the exclusive world of the "citizen investigative journalist" collective known as Bellingcat.
Director’s bio: Hans Pool, (The Netherlands, 1962) 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 include Putin’s Olympic Dream and Looking for an Icon.