My Trip to Al-Qaeda

Behind the Scenes in the War on Terror

My Trip to Al-Qaeda (2010)


Journalist Lawrence Wright brings his multilayered one-man play to the screen as he discusses how a reporter remains objective while covering highly charged issues such as 9/11, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden's past and the history of Islam. Wright examines the Muslim religion, Al-Qaeda's rise to power and bin Laden's complicated relationship with the rulers of Saudi Arabia in this riveting documentary from Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney.

Director: Alex Gibney

Release Date: 2010-04-21
Status: Released
Run time: 86 min / 1:26
Production Country: United States of America



Lawrence Wright


Camera Maryse Alberti Director of Photography
Sound Max Richter Original Music Composer
Production Kendall McCarthy Producer
Directing Alex Gibney Director
Production Alex Gibney Producer
Production Alan Buchman Producer
Production Alexandra Johnes Producer
Production Alison Ellwood Producer
Production Patricia Barnes Matthews Executive Producer
Production Dana O'Keefe Executive Producer

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