Oscar-winning Bryan Fogel is the creator behind this important documentary about Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On October 2, 2018, he went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to pick up his wedding papers with his fiancée waiting outside. But Jamal Khashoggi never came out again. In the days that followed, the focus was on a conspiracy launched by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's supreme leader. The Dissident is a gruesome depiction of a brutal assassination and a revelation of the dictatorship's terrible tactics aimed at silencing dissidents around the world.