"I'm a woman of colour, I am the daughter of immigrants. I am a Muslim. I am a feminist. I am a lefty liberal. And what I want to ask you is: am I your enemy?"
One year ago this past weekend, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Muslim filmmaker Deeyah Khan found herself in the middle of the now-infamous Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville. Speaking with fascists, racists and proponents of alt-right ideologies including Richard Spencer, Khan was attempting to understand the personal and political motivations behind the resurgence of far-right extremism in the U.S.
WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY is an urgent and personal look at race wars in America. Watch a trailer and read more >
Deeyah Khan is an extraordinary filmmaker. She uses hard and soft skills to discover what drives such hatred and forces people to face her, their so-called enemy: it gets under their skin and yields results." - THE TIMES OF LONDON
An entirely worthwhile film and - given that Khan has received death threats in the past - a brave one, too." - THE GUARDIAN