(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies

Directed by Yael Melamede
90 Minutes
Psychology, Ethics, Sociology & Social Work
DVD $150.00
Blu-ray $150.00
PPR $350.00
DRL $499.00
PPR+DRL $599.00

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It's human nature to lie, we all do it! Inspired by the work of celebrated behavioral economist Dan Ariely, (Dis)Honesty - The Truth About Lies interweaves personal stories, expert opinions, behavioral experiments, and archival footage to reveal the complicated truths about why we lie.


  • Highest Rating
    "Social scientists and armchair psychologists alike will find a lot to like and learn from this film."
    Bruce DeMara, Toronto Star
  • Highest Rating
    "There are important human insights here with practical implications for public policy."
    Kate Taylor, Globe and Mail
  • Highest Rating
    "No fibbing - this accessible, entertaining peek at why we lie, what the mental processes are and what such dishonesty achieves is utterly fascinating."
    Joe Neumaier, NY Daily News
  • Highest Rating
    ""(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies" takes a pointed look at the ways, big and small, that deceit infuses and often determines our life course."
    Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
  • Highest Rating
    "Bestselling academic Dan Ariely is our guide through the science and psychology of fibbing in Yael Melamede's entertaining documentary."
    Dennis Harvey, Variety


Awards & Recognition

Official Selection
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Official Selection
Hod Docs Int'l. Documentary Festival
Official Selection
Montclair Film Festival

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