Jihad Jane

  • 2019
  • Ireland
  • 1h 34min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ciaran Cassidy

Documentary about Fatima LaRose, an American woman who was sentenced to ten years for terrorism-related crimes. Director Cassidy maintains a relaxed and unhurried pace, but little effort is made to distinguish between Islam itself and Islamist extremism, while in general it fails to satisfactorily with the issues.

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Jihad Jane

10 Feb 20203 stars

Ciaran Cassidy takes a look at an unusual terrorist in this fascinating but flawed documentary

Igniting a media frenzy in the early 2010s, the case of 'Jihad Jane' came to light when a blonde, white, American woman, Fatima LaRose (formerly known as Colleen), was arrested and eventually sentenced to 10 years for terrorism-related crimes. Referred…

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