Winner of a 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Documentary


  • "One of the best documentaries of 2015."


  • "Riveting"; "An absolute must-see"


  • "A vital exposé."


  • "A farce and a political drama rolled into one...GRIPPING."


  • "A stunning, infuriating indictment of the...war on terror."

    Sight & Sound Magazine

  • "A fascinating piece of work that approaches CITIZENFOUR in its deconstruction of governmental failure and the systems underneath the war on terror that are not only failing to keep us safe but impacting the entire world political scene."


Co-Directors Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Outstanding Investigative Documentary - News & Documentary Emmy Awards (2016)

Special Jury Prize - Sundance Film Festival (2015)

Grand Jury Prize - Full Frame Film Festival (2015)

Best Documentary (nominee) - Independent Spirit Awards (2015)

F:ACT Award (special mention) - CPH:DOX (2015)

Best Documentary - Dallas Video Fest (2015)

Emerging Filmmaker Award - International Documentary Association (2015)

Directors to Watch - Indiewire (2015)

2nd Best Documentary of the Year 2015 - Paste Magazine