Investigating Paradise

Investigating Paradise

135 mins | Documentary | Jan. 17, 2018

Young Algerian journalist Nedjma is investigating Islamic accounts of paradise. She is particularly interested in the descriptions used by Salafi preachers to recruit young Algerian men as jihadists. She and her colleague Mustapha find a number of disturbing, richly embellished video sermons and decide to explore the phenomenon in more detail.

Investigating Paradise

135 mins | Documentary | Jan. 17, 2018

Investigating Paradise
Young Algerian journalist Nedjma is investigating Islamic accounts of paradise. She is particularly interested in the descriptions used by Salafi preachers to recruit young Algerian men as jihadists. She and her colleague Mustapha find a number of disturbing, richly embellished video sermons and decide to explore the phenomenon in more detail.
Producers Baya Films, Les Asphofilms
Original title Tahqiq fel djenna
Directors Merzak Allouache, Amine Kabbes
Writers Merzak Allouache, Bahia Allouache