War & Terror

Random entry RSS

  • Posted in:

    (T)error (2015)

    (T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counter terrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of “Shariff”, a 63-year-old Black revolutionary turned informant, viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government’s counterterrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them. Taut, stark and controversial, (T)ERROR illuminates the fragile […]

  • Posted in:

    7/7: One Day in London (2012)

    The day after London won the Olympic bid, terrorists attacked the public transport network killing 52 people and injuring over 700. Seven years later, as the eyes of the world are once again focused on the capital, ‘7/7: One Day in London’ gathers the testimony of over 50 people directly affected by the bombings, […]

  • Posted in:

    9/11 Inside the Pentagon (2016)

    Inside the Pentagon reveals new, first-hand accounts of the attack that took place at the heart of the US’ military headquarters – an attack in which 184 people from inside the building and on board American Airlines flight 77 perished. While most of the media coverage of the events of September 11 focused on […]

  • Posted in:

    A Cry from the Grave (1999)

    Why were the Dutch peacekeepers so obedient, passively standing by in Srebrenica while innocent civilians were killed? This is one of the confrontational questions posed in A Cry from the Grave by Hasan Nuhanovic, a former UN interpreter for the Dutch peacekeepers stationed in Srebrenica who has fought for justice for victims and survivors […]

  • Posted in:

    Action: The October Crisis of 1970 (1974)

    The October Crisis (French: La crise d’octobre) was a series of events triggered by two kidnappings of government officials by members of the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) during October 1970 in the province of Quebec, mainly in the Montreal metropolitan area. The circumstances ultimately culminated in the only peacetime use of the […]

  • Posted in:

    Al Qaeda Ambush (2007)

    Detailing the March 2002 battle of Takur Ghar in southeastern Afghanistan, when a group of US Special Forces came under attack from Al Qaeda fighters while trying to secure a remote mountain-top observation point, leading to an ill-fated and dramatic rescue mission. Seven soldiers lost their lives in what is considered one of the […]

  • Posted in:

    American Terrorist (2015)

    This is a chilling, comprehensive portrait of American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who played a key role in planning the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. Expanding upon the 2011 documentary A Perfect Terrorist, this film is a troubling case study of the limitations of even the most sophisticated electronic surveillance capabilities. amazon IMDB (7.3) […]

  • Posted in:

    Anthrax War (2009)

    Anthrax War is a 2009 documentary film about the 2001 anthrax attacks and the rise of today’s biomilitary industrial complex that was co-produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and ARTE-France. Shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, anthrax-laced letters were mailed to offices of media outlets in New York City and Florida, and to the […]

  • Posted in:

    Assassination of Russia (2002)

    Assassination of Russia (also known as Blowing up Russia) is a 2002 documentary film that describes the September 1999 Russian apartment bombings as a terrorism act committed by Russian state security services. The film was created in 2001 by French producers Jean-Charles Deniau and Charles Gazelle. Yuri Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko worked as consultants […]

  • Baader-Meinhof

    Posted in:

    Baader-Meinhof: In Love with Terror (2002)

    In October 1977, the leadership of the German leftwing terrorist group Baader-Meinhof, died in a German high-security prison. Their apparent suicides hailed the end of a long and bloody struggle to start a revolution in one of the world’s richest democracies. 25 years on In Love With Terror traces this astonishing story through extraordinary […]

  • Posted in:

    BBC Northern Ireland – Bloody Friday (2012)

    On a Friday afternoon in the summer of 1972, the Provisional IRA exploded 19 bombs across Belfast in little over an hour. Nine people were killed and 130 injured. The dead included four teenagers. The youngest victim was a 14 year-old schoolboy, the oldest was a 68 year-old woman. The British government responded by […]

  • Posted in:

    Beslan: Three Days in September (2006)

    “Three Days in September” is the dramatic story of the 2004 Chechen terrorist attack and three-day siege of a school in southern Russia. When it was over, nearly 331 people lay dead — many of them children. The film is narrated by award-winning actor Julia Roberts. She introduces audiences to Beslan, a small, rural […]