The Father, The Son And The Holy Jihad


SAT 6th AUG, 5.30PM


Stéphane Malterre, France, 2016, 120’

The Father, The Son And The Holy Jihad retraces the steps of the Ayachi family on their path to Jihad. A European family of Muslim confession, they live double lives because of their tragic involvement in the fight for the Middle East, a conflict that is now spilling over into the West. Talented director Stephane Malterre directs this current affairs documentary as cinema, combining a suspenseful narrative, powerful characters and exclusive footage shot in Syria, France and Belgium.



Stéphane Malterre, after obtaining a master’s in linguistics in 1994 at the Paris X Univeristy, he became a free-lance journalist for newspapers and performed investigations, reports and chronicles (of cinema and literature) for l’Express, France-Soir, L’Evénement, l’Optimum, and Upstreet. Drawn to fieldwork and capturing video, in 2002 he took an intensive 4-month training program to become a video journalist.


Director: Stéphane Malterre

Producer: Frederic Texeraud

Editor: Sebastien Touta

Music: Thomas Dapello




Saturday 6th Aug, 5.30pm, Cinemobile, Headfort House

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