My Trip to Al-Qaeda My Trip to Al-Qaeda

Behind the Scenes in the War on Terror

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.

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HBO Documentary Films

Full list of HBO documentaries produced and/or distributed by HBO Documentary Films, HBO/Cinemax, and all international affiliates. 

August 2019 additions:…

  • Time Masters
  • The Mirror
  • Even Dwarfs Started Small
  • Visitor Q
  • Stroszek