Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World

Czech premiere

Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World

Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World

Hans Pool
Netherlands | 2018 | 88 min.

Language: English
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Category: Right to know

Fake news. Alternative media. Troll farms. This is only one side of today’s information reality. There is a second one. Fact-checking. Civic journalism. Bellingcat.

Shot down flight MH-17, civilian bombing in Syria and agent Skripal’s poisoning – all stories with ambiguities enhanced by targeted digital disinformation. But digital weapons are not used by just one side and the civic journalists of the international Bellingcat network know where to aim. The film reveals this respected organization’s background and presents its main players in various countries and how they are connected via electronic channels. Specific cases interspersed with narrative clearly show how digital fragments can be used to reconstruct something that seemed lost long ago – facts.

Director

Hans Pool

Filmography
2018 - Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World
2013 - Poetins Olympische droom
2009 - Views on Vermeer
2007 - Ko van Dijk, een hommage
2006 - Rembrandt Inc.
2005 - Looking for an Icon
2004 - The Right to Win
2003 - Vechtershart
2000 - 3 weken feest?!

Projection

15. 03. 18:30 Lucerna - Large Hall Czech premiere Tickets
16. 03. 19:30 DOX - Auditorium Discussion Tickets
17. 03. 13:00 Svetozor - Large Hall Discussion Tickets

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