Inventing truth - The Relotius affair

Germany | 2023
directed by: Daniel Andreas Sager
produced by: Kinescope Film
music: Hannah von Hübbenet & Ed Davenport

It is the worst journalistic forgery scandal in German post-war history: Claas Relotius, numerous award-winning journalist for the renowned news magazine Der Spiegel, had fascinated the public for years with his spectacular features and extraordinary interviews. At the age of only 33, he is at the peak of his career when his colleague Juan Moreno, at the risk of his own reputation, is able to prove what Relotius really is: a forger and an impostor. (Kinescope Film)

Premiere: 18th March 2023, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International film festival

From 24 March on Sky