THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED – Opening Night Film

In the Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago where director Assia Boundaoui grew up, most of her neighbors think they have been under surveillance for over a decade. While investigating their experiences, Assia uncovers tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents that prove her hometown was the subject of one of the largest counterterrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. before 9/11. With unprecedented access, THE FEELING OF BEGING WATCHED weaves the personal and the political as it follows Boundaoui’s examination of why her community fell under blanket government surveillance while grappling with the effects of a lifetime of surveillance on herself and her family. 

Website: feelingofbeingwatched.com

Guest: Director Assia Boundaoui

Moderator: Ty Burr, Boston Globe film critic


Screenings:

Wednesday, October 10

7:00PM

Coolidge Corner Theatre

Film Info Info

Director:

Assia Boundaoui

Producers:

Jessica Devaney, Assia Boundaoui

Year:

2018

Length:

86 minutes

Presenting Sponsor

Cross Insurance

Sponsors

Via Global Advisors Hunt’s Studio Allston Hotel Stella Artois Stella Cidre Ninety Plus Cellars

Supporters

Alden & Harlow LEF Foundation Independent Film Festival of Boston WGBH Hops N Scotch HUBweek Boston Women’s Film Festival The Brattle Theatre Coolidge Corner Theatre Camden Int’l Film Festival Provincetown Film Festival