New documentary gives personal insight into ‘war on terror’


A NEW documentary by Asian director Ashish Ghadiali looks at the ‘war on terror’ through the story of Guantanamo Bay detainee Mozzam Begg.The Confession charts the life of Begg, the son of a retired bank manager in Birmingham, who in the 1990s spent his youth fighting neo-nazis on the streets of Sparkhill while trying to come to terms with personal questions of identity. It was shortlisted for the grand jury prize at the highly regarded Sheffield Doc Fest this year. In his first feature length film, Ghadiali allows Begg to give a unique insight into his epic journey that would…

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