On October 2, 2018, Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul and never came out. His fiancé 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.
Chillingly powerful and heartbreakingly candid, The Dissident is an intimate portrait of a man who sacrificed everything for freedom of speech. With this cogent film, Fogel joins a cadre of dreamers across the globe who refuse to squelch the life’s work of an intrepid rebel, who, even after death, is defying those who sought to silence him forever. For more visit: https://www.sundance.org/projects/the-dissident