Special Jury Prize ~ Documentary
Sundance Film Festival
Grand Jury Prize ~ Documentary
Sundance Film Festival
A stunning, infuriating indictment of the...war on terror.
--Sight & Sound
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(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counter-terrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of "Shariff," a 63-year-old Black revolutionary turned informant, viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government's counter-terrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them. Taut, stark and controversial, (T)ERROR illuminates the fragile relationships between individuals and the surveillance state in modern America, and asks: who is watching the watchers?

"One of the best documentaries of 2015" - NEWSWEEK

"(T)ERROR is one of the most riveting documentaries of the year." – INDIEWIRE

Played at

Royal, 12.16.15 - 12.22.15
Rated NR
Runtime: 84 min
Language: English

Director: David Felix Sutcliffe, Lyric R. Cabral

  • Winner, Special Jury Prize ~ Documentary, Sundance Film Festival
  • Nominee, Grand Jury Prize ~ Documentary, Sundance Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW: Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine/Vulture
A farce and a political drama rolled into one, David Felix Sutcliffe and Lyric R. Cabral’s gripping documentary (T)error has the gaze of a persistent, unwelcome house guest. It begins by introducing us to Saeed Torres, or Saeed Sharrif, a Muslim and former Black Panther who met...