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Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World

As governments grow unreliable and traditional news sources decline in relevance and reach, follow a vigilante investigative journalist collective that uses cutting-edge tech and crowdsourcing to expose the truth behind the stories flooding our newsfeeds.
Film Info
Runtime:88
Copyright:2018
Country Listing:Netherlands
Premiere Status:Canadian Premiere
Rating:PG
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
German
Dutch
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:Making Believe
Film Subjects:Journalism & The Media
Politics & Political Intrigue
Technology & Culture
War, Conflict & the Military
Website:http://www.bellingcatfilm.com
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Hans Pool
Producer(s):Bruno Felix
Femke Wolting
Editor(s):Simon Barker
Cinematography:Hans Pool
Composer:Frank Wienk (Binkbeats)
Sound:Pepijn Aben
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Daddy and the Warlord

Haunted by her father's secretive past, a journalist goes on a challenging journey through postwar Liberia to uncover his ties with infamous war criminal Charles Taylor, and risks shattering forever his image as her hero.
Film Info
Runtime:53
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Netherlands
Premiere Status:North American Premiere
Rating:PG
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Dutch
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Making Believe
Film Subjects:Africa
Crime & Justice
Personal Histories
Politics & Political Intrigue
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Shamira Raphaëla
Clarice Gargard (co-director)
Producer(s):Bram Bax
Mylène Esmeijer
Executive Producer(s):Monique Busman
Michiel van Erp
Editor(s):Paul de Heer
Writer(s):Shamira Raphaëla
Clarice Gargard
Cinematography:Jefrim Rothuizen
Composer:Jeroen Goeijers
Sound:Diego van Uden
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The Hypnotist

In Cold War–era Finland, a famous hypnotist cultivated a wildly successful celebrity status—and didn't stop there. His audacious involvement in covert ops and high-level politics lands him in desperate straits in this meditation on the power of suggestion.
Film Info
Runtime:72
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Finland
Premiere Status:North American Premiere
Rating:PG
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:Finnish
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Making Believe
Film Subjects:Mystery & Intrigue
Politics & Political Intrigue
War, Conflict & the Military
Northern Europe
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Arthur Franck
Producer(s):Oskar Forstén
Editor(s):Markus Leppälä
Writer(s):Arthur Franck
Cinematography:Mikko Kelloniemi
Composer:Toni Teivaala
Sound:Tuomas Klaavo
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Making Believe Shorts Program

Is our perception of reality tethered to truth or lies? In a world marked by rising rates of mental illness and swayed by the expanding influence of internet trolls, fake news and sensational crime reporting, our instincts may be shifting from honesty to gullibility.
Film Info
Runtime:84
Country Listing:Various
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:Various Languages
Program Category:Making Believe
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The Pickup Game

This provocative insider investigation exposes the secrets of the scandal-filled yet thriving pickup industry, where would-be Casanovas pay to be coached in the art of seduction.
Film Info
Runtime:96
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:UK
Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:14A
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Making Believe
Film Subjects:Gender & Sexuality
Love & Relationships
Technology & Culture
Women & Women's Stories
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Matthew O'Connor
Barnaby O'Connor
Producer(s):James De Val
Mike Willoughby
Cassandra Roberts
Giselle Fryatt
Will Watson
Executive Producer(s):Will Watson
Editor(s):Matthew O'Connor
Barnaby O'Connor
Writer(s):Matthew O'Connor
Barnaby O'Connor
Mike Willoughby
Will Watson
Cassandra Roberts
James De Val
Giselle Fryatt
Cinematography:Vince Knight
Claire Buxton
Tom Webster
Sound:Ed Railton
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Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies

Artists Kent Monkman, Shepard Fairey and Ai Weiwei highlight this cautionary tale about the power of persuasion. As the roots of indoctrination are traced from cave drawings through to presidential tweets, potent lies have never been better disguised.
Film Info
Runtime:90
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Canada
Germany
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
French
German
Italian
Chinese
Rohingya
Korean
Arabic
Russian
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:Making Believe
Film Subjects:Journalism & The Media
Politics & Political Intrigue
Technology & Culture
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Larry Weinstein
Producer(s):Aeschylus Poulos
Bernd Wilting
Sonya Di Rienzo
Mathias von der Heide
Executive Producer(s):Jane Jankovic
Wolfgang Bergmann
Natasha Negrea
Martin Pieper
Michael Robson
Neil Tabatznik
Editor(s):David New
Writer(s):David Mortin
Andrew Edmonds
Cinematography:John Minh Tran
Composer:Raffael Seyfried
Andreas Schäfer
Sound:Adam Burke
Sanjay Mehta
David McCallum
Ian Rankin
Jane Tattersall
David Caporale
David Rose
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The Seer and the Unseen

One of Iceland's most respected seers—thought to be able to communicate with the elvish realm—becomes a frontline ecological activist against development that threatens to devastate the countryside and the elves' sacred homelands.
Film Info
Runtime:88
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA
Premiere Status:International Premiere
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:Icelandic
English
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:Making Believe
Film Subjects:Ecology & the Environment
Religion & Spirituality
Northern Europe
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Sara Dosa
Producer(s):Shane Boris
Sara Dosa
Executive Producer(s):Richard Berge
Bonni Cohen
Jon Shenk
Editor(s):Erin Casper
Cinematography:Patrick Kollman
Composer:Giosue Greco
Tara Atkinson
Dan Romer
Sound:Lawrence Everson
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