This documentary follows the life of a 16 year old teenager from Indonesis, Akbar who tries to join ISIS. Looking at the issues of social media, gender and the appeal of becoming a fighter, the film explores the jihadi radicalism through the direct voices of recruits. Accompanying the film will be a discussion with director of the film, Noor Huda Ismail, one of the foremost expert on Indonesian jihadi groups.
 

 

About Jihad Selfie

This documentary follows the life of a 16 year old teenager from Indonesis, Akbar who tries to join ISIS. Looking at the issues of social media, gender and the appeal of becoming a fighter, the film explores the jihadi radicalism through the direct voices of recruits. Accompanying the film will be a discussion with director of the film, Noor Huda Ismail, one of the foremost expert on Indonesian jihadi groups.

Venue

Sir Llew Edwards Building 14
Room 212