This movie was directed and edited under the supervision of Geert Wilders, a Dutch right wing politician. The Dutch public broadcasting network companies refused to air it, and Wilders had declined an offer from the Moslimomroep (MO) or Muslim Broadcasting Company, who wanted to air the film in its entirety. Seeing no other options, Wilders had the film posted on Liveleak, and can now be watched on-line. See more »
Translation of the Quran most mistaken and skip the lines to prove the point of the film. See more »
Reading a lot of comments that this movie is racist. Labelling it as such is to completely remove oneself any critical thought which objectively looks at the material and point made and to ask yourself if it's message is legitimate. Non Muslims might find it scary and indeed the premise posed by this documentary will invoke such feelings. Muslims may feel marginalised by it's targeting of selective passages in religious text that they believe in while not being fanatical as those presented in the film.
Both have legitimate arguments but to dismiss the documentary as racist is arrogance without forethought. Indeed this short documentary poses very provocative sharp messages and In this it can be considered that it addresses a highly complex issue very simply, it doesn't seek to delve deeper.
However,current events with Islamic state and it's atrocities, a viewer cannot be blamed if a lot of what is posed in the video is coming to fruition. Take a walk through Mosul park in Northern Iraq and the full display of what living in a caliphate is like- that's if you can bear the sight of decapitated women and children. Documentaries like this are confronting and as such it helps address an issue. It is provocative, it can inspire hatred and anger but it demands us as non Muslims and Muslims to open a dialogue on how we live together. This movie is blatantly partisan but regardless any view needs to understand that this movie is not targeting peaceful Muslims but the fanatics it depicts.
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