How To Recruit a Terrorist unveils the deceptively simplistic techniques used by ISIS to recruit young western fighters on the Internet. Canadian Mubin Shaikh, a former Islamic extremist turned counter-terrorism operative narrates the process of radicalization in five easy steps. Using dramatizations based on real communications between ISIS recruiters and western youth, Shaikh explains why social media has become the gateway to Jihad.
Format: 16 min Short Documentary
Starring Sierra Holder and Gregory Solomon
Director/Producer Nadine Pequeneza
Writer Claire Bickley
Cinematographer Christian Bielz
Sound Recordist Jeff Reyes
Editor Ricardo Acosta
Original Music Alex Khaskin
World premiere to be announced
Produced by HitPlay Productions in association with BravoFACT, a division of Bell Media Inc.