Feature length documentary for Channel 4, HBO and theatrical release that tells the inside story of Mohammed Emwazi’s journey from an ordinary London boy to becoming “Jihadi John” – one of the most notorious terrorists of all time. Combining in depth interviews, drama reconstruction and extensive archive the film examines the growth of the Islamic State and what propelled Mohammed Emwazi’s journey down a violent path despite US and British authorities being aware of his extremism. The film also gives the definitive account of the hunt for Jihadi John by CIA, Pentagon and British intelligence operatives who have never before spoken publicly about the operation.
BAFTA 2020 – nominated in best Current Affairs category.
Emmy 2020 – nominated at 41st News & Documentary Emmy Awards.