The Dissident tells the eye-opening story of the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi but how can fans watch the documentary? Is it on Netflix?

The death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October 2018 was a defining moment in the political landscape of the 21st century.

His killing, which was shrouded in mystery, has been the subject of much speculation.

Now, a new documentary from Icarus director, Bryan Fogel, is about to shed some much-needed light on the subject.

But just when is The Dissident due to be released and how can viewers watch the acclaimed documentary film? Will it be on Netflix?

The Dissident

The Dissident, which made its on-screen debut at the Sundance Film Festival in January, is due for its wider release on October 2nd, 2020 which is the two-year anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.

The documentary details the events leading up to Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, the critical comments he made about his native Saudi Arabia and the aftermath of the secretive killing.

Photo credit should read MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP via Getty Images

Is The Dissident available on Netflix?

  • No, The Dissident will not be available to stream on Netflix when it releases on October 2nd.

The same can be said for other traditional streaming services such as Amazon Prime Video and Hulu.

However, The Dissident may well make it onto streaming services in the future but upon its initial release, it will not be available.

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How to watch The Dissident

When it releases on October 2nd, The Dissident will be coming to cinemas and digital VOD stores according to Decider.

That means that viewers will either get to watch The Dissident on the big screen or through digital stores such as the Google Play store, Apple’s iTunes store or as an extra purchase for Amazon Prime Video customers.

The Dissident is set to release in cinemas and on digital stores on October 2nd, 2020.

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