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Award-Winning FBI Informant Documentary, Tickets Available

After making waves at Sundance in February and winning a Special Jury Award for Break Out First Feature, Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe's angry and astonishing anti-terrorism exposé (T)ERROR makes its highly-anticipated New York debut at TFF2015. Read a full summary for the film below and if you find your interest piqued, be sure to check out this in-depth talk from Democracy Now! with Cabral, Sutcliffe, and three of their film's key subjects. And, by all means, see this movie!

"Winner of a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, (T)ERROR follows a 63-year-old FBI informant from Brooklyn to Pittsburgh on an assignment to befriend a suspected Taliban sympathizer. Yet first-time filmmaking team Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe soon conducts an investigation of its own. Without notifying their subject or the FBI, they interview the suspect and set the statements of the watched against the opinions of the watchers, until that inevitable moment when the Feds decide how to act on their information. A rare inside look at FBI undercover tactics in progress, (T)ERROR offers a thought-provoking analysis of the FBI as crime stoppers rather than investigators in post-9/11 America. Cabral and Sutcliffe create an impressive and courageous documentary that underlines the troubling results of an all-anti-terror mandate: a reliance on past offenders for access and new agents, a growing tendency to equate suspicion with guilt, a scandal-driven press, and methods that stretch the definition of entrapment. Intense and intricately crafted, (T)ERROR explores just how far we are going to prevent terror and exactly what liberties we are sacrificing to get there."

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