Syrian filmmaker Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years.
Part of Storyville Global (see below) – Season 16, Episode 03.
His award-winning film provides a very rare insight into what it means to grow up with a father whose only dream is to establish an Islamic caliphate, capturing the chilling moment when childhood dies and jihadism is born.
What is Storyville?
An international documentary strand that comprises a variety of contemporary and challenging documentaries from different filmmakers gathered from across the globe.
The first episode aired in October 2002.
Production & Filming Details
- Production: Storyville Global.
- Distributor(s): BBC Four and BBC World News.
- Release Date: 31 October 2020.
- Running Time: 45 minutes.
- Rating: PG.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.