A short documentary produced by the Muslim Association for Human Rights made by Cooptècniques creacions i tecnologies feminists about security policies, PVE/CVE, control-surveillance mechanisms, and their impact on Muslim lives and communities in the Spanish state. These security policies that are framed in the argument “it´s for your safety”, are opaque, openly racist, present in state and regional legislation and justified through the failed “war on terror”.

Trailer of the documentary

The 45min documentary will be screened in Madrid within the frame of the International Witness Campaign.

Date and time: Saturday, September 18.

Documentary screening: 18hrs.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with the public (19:30) with:

  • Salma Amazian, scriptwriter and director of the documentary, researcher
  • Youssef M. Ouled, collaborator, journalist
  • Houssein El Ouariachi, collaborator, journalist and president of ONDA
  • Aurora Ali, Muslim Association for Human Rights

On the documentary:

Promoting and driving organization: Asociación Musulmana por los Derechos Humanos

Producer: Cooptèchniques creacions i tecnologies feministes

Director: Salma Amazian

Coordinator, Advocacy: Aurora Ali

Script: Salma Amazian, Helios- Ilyas Fernández Garcés

Recording, editing and sound: Meri Varó

Illustrations: Tonina Matamalas

Creative advice: Carme Gomila

Featuring (in order of appearance): Mohamed Mustafa, Houssein El Ouariachi, Mostafà Shaimi, Chafika Attalai, Daniel Amelang, Ainhoa Nadia Douhaibi, Taha, Youssef Ouled, Fatiha El Mouali and Hajar Samadi.

Poems: “We are the Disobedient”, “Islamophobia 101”, kindly provided and written by Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan and interpreted by Helios-Ilyas Fernández Garcés.

Music: “Tell the story” By Lance Conrad.

Genre: documentary film

Year of production: 2021

Country: Spain

Cities: Barcelona, Bilbao, Ceuta and Madrid

Duration: 45 min

Original languages: Spanish and Catalan

Subtitles: Spanish and English

For screenings and more information: esportuseguridad@hotmail.com