“A disturbing portrait of obsession… a glimpse into a world rarely seen” – RogerEbert.com
The terrifying frontline of this deadly holy war is the minds of innocent children. Taliban ally and ISIS supporter Abdul Aziz Ghazi vowed revenge on the Pakistani government after they destroyed his mosque and killed his family in 2007 during a violent siege. He fights through the teachings of his seminary The Red Mosque, which lures impoverished kids with the promise of a cause: utter devotion to jihad, and the eradication of infidels.
With grace and balance, the filmmakers lift the veil on fundamentalism as they follow two 12-year-old students on polar opposite paths in this alarming, illuminating film dubbed the Tribeca Film Festival’s “scariest film this year”.