Anatomy of a Terrorist


Anthony Wonke




About the project

From Oscar-nominated, BAFTA and Emmy-winning director Anthony Wonke (HBO’s The Battle for Marjah), and BAFTA-winning producer and investigative journalist Richard Kerbaj.

Anatomy of a Terrorist was nominated for a BAFTA in 2020.

This feature documentary tells the inside story behind the hunt for ISIS poster boy „Jihadi John“ by the US and British military and intelligence services. It interrogates the twisted worldview espoused by ISIS – the richest and most notorious Islamist terrorist organisation in history – and its propaganda machine which was operated by „Jihadi millennials“ who turned social media sites such as Twitter and YouTube into recruitment platforms. This is the definitive story about the formation and collapse of ISIS as a „state“, told through extraordinary first-hand accounts of key counter-terrorism and intelligence officialscheck out the soundtrack 

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