Killing in the Name (film)

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Killing in the Name
Killing in the Name FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Jed Rothstein
Produced by Jed Rothstein, Jessica Van Garsse, Rory Kennedy, Liz Garbus. Executive Producer: Carie Lemack.
Music by Mark Degli Antoni
Cinematography Tom Hurwitz
Edited by Kate Taverna
Distributed by Moxie Firecracker Films
Release date
  • July 30, 2010 (2010-07-30) (DocuWeeks)
Country United States
Language English

Killing in the Name is an award-winning 2010 documentary film on Islamist terrorism.[1] It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject) at the 83rd Academy Awards on January 25, 2011[2] but lost to Strangers No More.[3]

The film showed in Los Angeles DocuWeeks on July 30, 2010.[4]


  1. ^ "Al-Qaida Attack Survivor Wages His Own Jihad". AOL News. Archived from the original on 2011-03-02. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
  2. ^ "Nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
  3. ^ Rojas, Rick (February 27, 2011). "Oscars: 'Strangers No More' wins for documentary short". Los Angeles Times Awards Tracker. Retrieved February 28, 2011.
  4. ^ "DocuWeeks 2010". Archived from the original on February 23, 2011. Retrieved January 29, 2011.

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