The Dissident Movie

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The Dissident movie production status is currently Completed

September 23, 2020 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

Who's Involved:

Bryan Fogel, Omar Abdulaziz, Mohammad Bin Salman, Agnès Callamard, Jamal Khashoggi

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was critical of his beloved Saudi Arabia and of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s policies. On October 2, 2018, Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul and never came out. His fiancée and dissidents around the world are left to piece together clues to his brutal murder—and in their dogged quest for truth, they expose a global cover-up perpetrated by the very country he loved.

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Who stars in The Dissident: Cast List

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Who's making The Dissident: Crew List

A look at the The Dissident behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Bryan Fogel last directed Jewtopia.


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Production: What we know about The Dissident?

Key Facts

  1. With exclusive access to the Turkish government’s evidence; to Khashoggi’s fiancée, Hatice Cengiz; and to Khashoggi’s close friend and fellow Saudi insurgent, Omar Abdulaziz, Academy Award–winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel unearths hidden secrets in this real-life international thriller that will continue to rock the world long after the headlines have faded away.

Filming Timeline

  1. September 2020: The film was in Completed status.

The Dissident Release Date: When is the film coming out?

The Dissident is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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