Jehane Noujaim

Jehane Noujaim1 post
1 Dec, 2004

Esquire interview


Noujaim discusses making the film Control Room:

So with the Iraq war coming, part of my interest in making Control Room specifically came from the fact that I grew up in the Middle East, though my mother’s American and I went to college in the U. S. I was watching very different perceptions of what was happening, what would be good for this world, and whether the Iraq war was actually going to increase anti-American sentiment and terrorism among the moderates in the Middle East. I wanted to be in the center of it. But what was the center?

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