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(T)ERROR (2015)

(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of "Shariff", a 63-year-old Black ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Khalifah Ali Al-Akili ... Himself - FBI Target
Mike Healey ... Himself - Attorney
Ali Kareem ... Himself - Director of Security, Masjid At-Taqwa
Saeed 'Shariff' Torres ... Himself - FBI Informant
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(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism 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 relationships between individual and surveillance state in modern America, and asks who is watching the watchers. Written by David Felix Sutcliffe

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